I am a Swedish freelance trombonist based in Nashville, TN. I play tenor trombone, bass trombone and euphonium. I arrange and compose music, and I have my own group under my name. I contract musicians for many different occasions, both for live concerts and recording sessions, from horn sections to full orchestras. I teach a bit too. 

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New e-book! 

I am very happy to announce that my e-book is now available for purchase at Maxwell Tree Music. It's called "Musician Builder Vol. I: Strengthening musical awareness through fun techniques and play-alongs." The book is geared towards advanced high-school/early college students. Trumpet, trombone and tuba versions are available.

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Gabriel Kelley at Laid Back Festival

Lakewood Amphitheater, 2002 Lakewood Way , Atlanta, GA

ZZ Top, Blackberry Smoke, Gregg Allman, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, The Gregg Allman Band, Michelle Malone, Kevn Kinney


chatterbird presents: BIRD GOES POP

Emma Bistro, 9 Lea Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210

chatterbird presents a night of intriguing new classical music at the Emma Bistro, 9 Lea Avenue (next to Pinewood Social). Come and enjoy some delicious Yazoo beer and snacks while cheering on the chatterbirders. We'll play a program of fun music by Frederic Rzewski, Dennis DeSantis, Bryan Clark, John Fonville, Eve Beglarian, Alex Temple, and tune-yards.

Featuring extra special guests, vocalist Dacia Bridges and Robert Harsen, drums.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Credit/debit and cash will be accepted at the door.

How to find the Emma Bistro: http://myemma.com/bistro

More about chatterbird: http://www.chatterbird.org


MIKE FARRIS Sings The Soul Of Christmas : A special Christmas celebration featuring Mike & his extraordinary band The Roseland Rhythm Revue

3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Ave. S, Nashville


MIKE FARRIS Sings The Soul Of Christmas : A special Christmas celebration featuring Mike & his extraordinary band The Roseland Rhythm Revue

3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Ave. S, Nashville


THE SHADOWBOXERS present A Nashville Residency @ The Basement East (final final show!): A NIGHT OF TSB

The Basement East, 917 Woodland S, Nashville


Sinatra - a Nashville Celebration

The Blue Bar, Nashville, TN

Join the Nashville community in celebrating Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday: A Man And His Music.

Starring Ted Goldthorpe and featuring the Oscar Utterstrom Orchestra. Hear classics performed like Fly me to the Moon, I've Got You Under My Skin and much much more this Saturday night.

$20 Admission Ladies FREE!



Skyville Live: A Celebration of the artist Gregg Allman

Live Stream



Club Roar, 710 Fessey Park Road, Nashville, TN 37204

chatterbird presents an evening of intriguing new classical music with a bit of a twist... or shall we say, "twang?" Tennessee's musical heritage is lush with banjos, fiddles, pedal steel, and other instruments, and during this concert we'll be exploring some of the creative and unexpected ways these instruments can weave their way into a classical repertoire.

Works include a world premiere commission for chatterbird from Grammy-nominated mandolinist Matt Flinner (Matt Flinner Trio, Modern Mandolin Quartet) who, according to JazzTimes, “continues his reign as perhaps the most exciting and creative mandolin player on the scene today.” On Flinner, the Associated Press writes, “(Flinner) blurs the lines between jazz and bluegrass, traditional and avant-garde.”

chatterbird's celebrated Composer-in-Residence, Bryan Clark, will also present a world premiere for the ensemble with electronics. "Pantograph" is a journey that mixes flamenco bulerias rhythms, 4-voice contrapuntal fugue writing, polymodality, and jazz improvisation within a sonata rondo form (with a bit of twang to boot!) Both commissions are generously funded via a project grant from the Metro Nashville Arts Commission.

Two works were selected via a competitive Call for Scores opportunity that garnered over 100 entries from all over the world. The winning pieces were:

"Liftoff," by Scott Lee, for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin (fiddle), viola, cello. Lee is a 2015 Morton Gould Young Composer Award winner, a PhD candidate in composition at Duke University, and a graduate of Vanderbilt.

"Awake, Awake," by David Kirkland Garner, for soprano, alto flute, banjo, pedal steel guitar, electric guitar, and cello; based on Dylan Chandler's rendition of "Awake, Awake," a folk ballad. Garner is on the faculty at Duke University and Elon University. His work has been commissioned by world-class performing ensembles, including the Kronos Quartet.

Other works on the program include:

"O Bury Me Not," by Ian Dicke, for bass trombone, chamber ensemble, radio, and live electronics; based on a 1939 field recording of the famous folk song.

"Taking Up Serpents," by Paula Van Goes, for solo saxophone. Inspired by the snake handlers of Pentecostal churches, the saxophone speaks in tongues, emulating the pastor and his serpents.

"Life is Blank," by Jason Treuting, for four musicians and the daily news. Using snippets from newspaper articles to form the rhythmic and melodic patterns, you'll hear a playful piece with surprising instrumentation.

Featuring special guest performers Timbre Cierpke (vocals), Smith Curry (pedal steel), Charles Butler (banjo), Chris Brush (percussion), and Matt Flinner (mandolin). CLUB ROAR is a music recording studio and venue in the heart of Berry Hill.

This program is sponsored in part by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission and the Danielle Rose Paikin Foundation.

Tickets are $20 whether you buy 'em now or at the door (we'll take cash, check or card), but we expect this will sell out! Buy early!

Oscar Utterström Sextet

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ACME, 101 BROADWAY, Nashville

Come start off your Sunday right with some jazz tunes at ACME. Nice mix of classics and originals arranged for the sextet.

Tyler Mire - trumpet Evan Cobb - tenor sax Oscar Utterstrom - trombone Joe Davidian - piano Jonathan Wires - bass Justin Cromer - drums

Free and all ages


Tyler Mire Big Band

The Basement East, 917 Woodland S, Nashville


Americana Fest w Anderson East

City Winery, 609 Lafayette Street, Nashville


Americana Honors and Awards Show w Lone Bellow

Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219


Jazz Brunch with Oscar Utterström Sextet

ACME, 101 BROADWAY, Nashville


Cirque Du Soul

3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Ave. S, Nashville

Nashville's funkiest night of LIVE classic and original soul music is back by popular demand. Featuring a killer horn section, all-star rhythm section and soul sistah vocal section, this night is the brainchild of Cirque du Soul Ringmaster Lari White, founder of Skinny WhiteGirl Records, Grammy-winning gospel/soul artist and history-making record producer.


Salsa at Cumberland Park

Cumberland Park, 592 S 1st S, Nashville


Halfbrass at Tomato Arts Fest



Tyler Mire Big Band CD Release

3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Ave. S, Nashville