The Fifth Floor is a new group formed by Petteri Hirvanen featuring; Sanna Jäänvirta vocals & keyboards Petteri Hirvanen, guitar, Jan-Olof Strandberg, bass & Henrikki Häsänen, drums. Stay tuned for more information!!
The Works contains 4 CDs: “Creativity” was mainly recorded during 2022. The album contains both studio and live recordings. The latest studio recordings were made in November 2022 with the legendary Juhani Aaltonen on flute (Tasavallan Presidentti). “The Nordic Treatment” contains material from recordings made with Paul Jackson (Herbie Hancock). Paul visited Finland a total of four times as […]
New Album “Natural High” by STREET LEVEL will be released in the summer of 2021! Stay tuned!
Here is some more information about the making of Strandberg Project X. This was a really challenging project much more work than usually. To get the musicians schedules to match and then the mixing took much more time than expected. A few songs was decided to be left out from the album because of the […]
STRANDBERG PROJECT X will be released 22 of April and features Jan-Olof Strandberg, Sami Virtanen, Jukka Gustavson, Jartsa Karvonen and special guests Juhani Aaltonen, Hasse Walli, Felix Zenger & Mirka Rantanen.
Juhani Aaltonen, Jukka Gustavson Jan-Olof Strandberg & Hasse Walli are in the studio to record new material for Strandberg Project X release. The group will also perform as AGSW Quartet.
New group called STREET LEVEL by Jukka Gustavson, Jan-Olof Strandberg & Thomas Törnroos
Progressive Construction is available now on CD through www.seacrestoy.com Featuring Jukka Gustavson, Jan-Olof Strandberg, Jartsa Karvonen, William Suvanne, Sami Virtanen and special guests like Felix Zenger, Tatu Turpeinen & Perttu Siren
A new album with the Strandberg Project is one the way featuring some interesting artists! The music will be quite different from the past releases, stay tuned. Release date will be sometimes early 2018!
Some successful concerts with Ida Nielsen and Strandberg Project took place in early April 2017. Photos: Minna Hatinen
This was a very interesting and challenging project we did with Armand Sabal-Lecco a few years ago! Armand has always been one of my absolute favorite bass players in the world. His style, sound and approach to the instrument are really unique! “Nobody plays like Armand” is the words of the legendary Stanley Clarke who’s favorite bass player Armand also is!
Jan-Olof Strandberg cd`s are now available at www.seacrestoy.com.
Live in Finland This live album is a collaboration between two big-league bass players;Armand Sabal-Lecco and Jan-Olof Strandberg. “With this music we wanted to create a mix between Armand Sabal-Leccos rich musical background that is everything from traditional African music to American funk, reggae & jazz with our north-European way of playing and improvising”. Besides of Armand […]
….. and in 2015 its 40 years since performing with the late Rauli Badding Somerjoki! This was the beginning of a long career!
Armand-Sabal-Lecco, bass, vocals & percussion Jan-Olof Strandberg fretless bass & 6-string bass Sami Virtanen, guitar Jukka Gustavson, vocals & keyboards Jartsa Karvonen, drums & percussion
Tommi Varjola, guitar Jan-Olof Strandberg, bass & Markus Ketola, drums
Harri Nokso, Jaan Jaanson, Otso Pakarinen, Jussi-Matti Haavisto, Jan-Olof Strandberg & Kimmo Pörsti
The band will return for a 30 yeas anniversary tour in 2014!