Press / POSTED 2011-08-30
BEFIVE will play three concerts in Stockholm - Two new albums will be released at the end of september, one with Per Tjernberg and one more Dhrupad album with Z.M. Dagar and Z.F. Dagar, this time a morning raga, Miyan Ki Todi - Country & Eastern artistic director Bengt Berger will recieve the Jan Johansson stipend in mid september.
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Press / POSTED 2011-06-19
Lyckå Chamber Music Festival in Karlskrona july 6-10 will have three concerts w Niklas Rådström and Berger Knutsson Spering, two of them also with Camerata Lyckensis and soloists w Berth Nilsson performing: Don Giovanni Crossover.
Then in the later part of july we do two interesting concerts at Glenn Miller Café in Stockholm. Read more »
Press / POSTED 2011-06-01
C&E has stopped the brunch concerts. The gap between what the restaurant wants and what the music needs is too big. No hard feelings. Read more »
Press / POSTED 2011-05-11
Country & Eastern takes a bold step in a new direction when we release our first album in the Al Dente post-rock-indie-instrumental-krautrock-neojazz-alternative-electronic-psychedelic-experimental-pop genre, Night Ice by Elias Krantz on may 23, 2011. The release concerts will be held at Mosebacke on may 19 and at Debaser in Malmö on the 20th.
He is backed up live by Joel Danell (Musette a.o), Willam Carlstedt (Chicken El Diablo a.o.) och Christopher Cantillo (Anna Von Hauswolff a.o.).
Release conserts on may 19 at Mosebacke, Stockholm and may 20 at Debaser in Malmö.
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Press / POSTED 2011-04-03
If you urgently need a press photo of any of our artists or acts you will hopefully find a link for that on the artist- or news page.
Press / POSTED 2011-03-15
[CE16] Swedish saxophone maestro Jonas Knutsson has along all his other musical projects in jazz and world music studied swedish folk music since the eighties from many different sources, old fiddlers and other musicians as well as from notations and old recordings. On july first 2010 he recorded 31 melodies of traditional swedish folk music from different parts of Sweden on solo saxophone. Here is his unique and fabulous album!
The album was released on november 22, 2010 and within a month it was nominated for a SWEDISH GRAMMY 2011! Read more »
Press / POSTED 2011-03-13
Have a taste of Haci's mixture, his Türlü!
Ahmet 'Haci' Tekbilek is the internationally wellknown master of the ney, mey, oud, saz, surna, bagpipe, kaval and almost any instrument used in traditional turkish music. This is his first own album. It was recorded in Sweden and Haci's native Adana, Turkey. Read more »
Press / POSTED 2011-01-03
Since 2010 Country & Eastern is awarding some of the great swedish musicians that we feel are not appreciated nearly in accordance with their impact on the country & eastern musical genre.
During 2010 four musicians have been given the SWEDISH NATIONAL TREASURE award and two have have been pronounced SWEDISH INTANGIBLE ASSET.
They are: Read more »
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