“One of the creative peaks in Swedish music of this decade.”
Dagens Industri 4/5
“Bursting boundaries between nations, musical genres and eras”
”World fusion you can´t do anything else than worship”
Sonic Magazine 8/10
“A declaration of love to music at large”
Dagens Nyheter 4/5
Don´t miss the first concert with Subtropic Arkestra playing the new material from The Reason Why Vol. 3 in Vitabergsparken on Sunday, 20th of Aug. Free entrance! And also a 40 years celebration for Fasching, the great jazz club in Stockholm.
So it´s finally time for the new Subtropic Arkestra album (last one in the trilogy) The Reason Why Vol. 3. Scandinavian release Sept 1.
Happy to be part of the self-titled album La La Lars that my label Headspin Recordings just released. You can buy the vinyl on the Headspin Recordings webshop.
Goran has composed and recorded music for the play “Ivanov” (Tjechov) directed by Alexander Mork-Eidem. Premiere Oct 26th at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. Musicians (except Goran) are Jonas Kullhammar (saxophone and flute), Alexander Zethson (keyboards) and Johan Holmegard (drums).
Here is a live clip from the 25 years birthday-celebration of Copenhagen Jazzhouse with The Thing.
Goran is artist in residence at Fasching (Stockholm) this spring. He has invited some bands and he is also performing himself with Subtropic Arkestra and his new quartet Tropiques.
Here are the dates:
Tuesday 5 april – Goran Kajfeš Tropiques
Support DJ: Gustaf Wolrath (runtrunt)
Saturday 23 april – Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit
Support DJ: Daniel Savio
Tuesday 17 maj – Jari Haapalainen Trio
Support DJ: Mariam Wallentin
Friday 27 maj – Konono no. 1
Support DJ: Jenny Wilson
Saturday 4 juni – Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra
Support DJ: Subtropic Arkestra Bruce Leenus
The Reason Why Vol. 2 on the UNCUT (John Mulvey) best albums of 2015 list.
Just wanted to inform that we are going to do the upcoming Subtropic Arkestra concerts at Jazzycolors Festival in Paris, Nov 18th and Festival Eclats d´Email Jazz in Limoges, Nov 19th. Music is the healing force of the universe!