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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: December 3, 1936

Ove Johansson, tenorsax, composer, has since the end of the fifties been leading his own groups and been a driving force of the Swedish jazz scene, he is also musical director of Mwendo Dawa

Mwendo Dawa
Mwendo Dawa
b.1974
. Although he has been very active on the Swedish jazz scene since several years his most rewarding efforts has been with Mwendo Dawa
Mwendo Dawa
Mwendo Dawa
b.1974
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There are few white saxophone players that has such a black feeling like Ove Johansson. NYE TAKTER, NORWAY.


Ove Johansson's tenor playing has a force and intensy that is rare in Swedish jazz. HALLANDSPOSTEN, SWEDEN.


The tenor player Ove Johansson is a very powerful and inventive saxplayer, who all the time strives to really improvise. JAZZPODIUM, GERMANY.


When Ove Johansson blew his horn, the audience was faced with an intense, adrinalized artist of wall-moving power. EDMONTON JOURNAL, CANADA.


The complexity of the weave between real and synthetic saxes lays out a beautiful soundscape to correlate with the seascape, leaving the mind aglow...

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Music

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    S.LINDEBORG/O.JOHANSSON/T.FANTO/M.ANDERSSON "Sudden Meeting"

    LJ Records
    2014
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    S.LINDEBORG/O.JOHANSSON/T.FANTO/M.ANDERSSON "Sudden Meeting"

    LJ Records
    2014
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    S.LINDEBORG/O.JOHANSSON/T.FANTO/M.ANDERSSON "Sudden Meeting"

    LJ Records
    2014
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    NATURAL ARTEFACTS "California Connection"

    LJ Records
    2014
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    MWENDO DAWA "Mwendo Dawa Music"

    LJ Records
    2012
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    LINDEBORG/JOHANSSON DUO "Thoughtful World"

    LJ Records
    2010
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    OVE JOHANSSON solo "Coast"

    LJ Records
    2010
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