Nils Landgren Funk Unit

Country: Sweden

Nils Landgren Funk Unit is one of the best funk bands of the Continental Europe. The band was formed in 1992, and in three years has released its debut disc. The band's discography includes six studio and two live albums (all recorded on the prestigious label ACT Music), European and world tours, performances at Europe's most prestigious jazz festivals, including the famous Montreux Jazz Festival.

Band leader Funk Unit - famous trombonist Nils Landgren and singer, one of Sweden's best jazz musicians, bright showman and leader of many projects. He is widely known not only for jazz fans through collaboration with such artists and bands as ABBA, The Crusaders, Eddie Harris, Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample, Richard Galliano, and many others (participated in the recording of more than 500 albums of various artists).

"Music has no limits, it's free!" – in this manner the credo of Nils Landgren & Funk Unit can be stated. Their songs - hot mix of soul music with jazz. The band often performs well known songs, remaking and complementing with their own vision. Easiness and tremendous energy of the band’s performances, confirms that each participant has huge professional experience behind.

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Nils Landgren - trombone, vocals
Jonas Wall -  woodwinds
Magnum Coltrane Price - bass, vocals
Andy Pfeiler - guitar, vocals
Petter Berganderkeys
Robert M. Ikiz - drums