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therhythmisodd play progressive music filled with energy. The base line for this project is Bjorn Egelius: Bass player and also therhythmisodd groove inventor Leif Fredriksson: a Swedish drum legend with more then 30 years of touring, recording and playing worldwide.Leif started his carrier 15 years old only and at the age of 17 he went on tour with Don Cherry. Starting from that Leif been touring together and playing with musicians like Jan Akkerman, Ulf Wakenius, Esbjörn Svensson, Benny Bailey, Barney Kessel, Bebo Valdes, Hannibal Marvin Peterson and many more.

There's no lack of exceptionally gifted and talented musicians, producers and organizers, composers, improvisers both professionals and amateurs, but.... We felt that our planet was drenched by 2/4 or 4/4 beat. You can hear it in jazz, classical, pop, folk music, blues, rock etc. What ever genre we listen to, counted the four or eight beat. That's why we wanted to do something completely different. We thought that our music could bring a new approach. The result became A progressive musical group established in September 2006 by Bjorn Egelius bass, Leif Fredriksson on drums and Tobbe Johansson playing guitar....
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    Forgotten Streets of St. Petersburg

    Leo Records
    2005
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Featured recording “Raw Material”

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Raw Material

Self Produced (2011)

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”If Rush played Mahavishnu Orchestra covers, it would sound like this. Excellent hard-rockin' fusion. “ --Fred Trafton

“After many listens to “Subway,” I can honestly that the track is amazing, and fits my musical tastes perfectly. The musicianship is top-notch, and I love the pounding bass...very reminiscent of John Wetton-era King Crimson. The bellowed vocals add a nice human feel to the track. The guitar is wild, reminding me of Robert Fripp-meets-Frank Zappa-meets-Tim Smith-meets-Jimi Hendrix. Jazz-fusion is one of my favorite genres, and that is very present in “Subway.” And I definitely can't forget the powerful drums, bringing to mind Billy Cobham and Bill Bruford with a slight modern feel...

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