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The Strandberg Project Releases “Progressive Construction”
New Albums

The Strandberg Project Releases “Progressive Construction”

The Strandberg Project has returned with a new album called Progressive Construction. The band, led by monster bassist Jan-Olof Strandberg, typically features a guest artist for each album, but this one is a bit different. “The original idea with Strandberg Project has been to invite musicians and friends from all over the world to perform and record with the band...

Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project
Concerts & Tours

Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project

Jan-Olof Strandberg has a great tradition of collaborating with fellow bassists, including Paul Jackson, Dominque DiPiazza, Michael Manring, and more. Now he’s teaming up with funk powerhouse Ida Nielsen for a new project. “The group will be in the studio to record new material and performing a few live shows in Finland between March 7th and 12th!” Strandberg writes. “The...

Jan-Olof Strandberg and Dominique Di Piazza: Bass Duo Improvisation
Bass Videos

Jan-Olof Strandberg and Dominique Di Piazza: Bass Duo Improvisation

Jan-Olof Strandberg uses his solo project, aptly entitled The Strandberg Project, to bring together musicians from all over the world to create incredible musical experiences. He also regularly invites guests bassists to join his band for tours, including Michael Manring, Armand Sabal-Lecco, Paul Jackson, and more. His latest collaboration is with Dominique Di Piazza, who joined him for the “Strandberg...

Bassists Join Forces for “Live in Finland”
New Albums

Bassists Join Forces for “Live in Finland”

Bassists Armand Sabal-Lecco and Jan-Olof Strandberg have joined together to create a unique live album, Live in Finland, as the Jan-Olof Strandberg & Armand Sabal-Lecco Project. A Cameroonian, Sabal-Leco is known for his work with Paul Simon, Stanley Clarke, Peter Gabriel and Stewart Copeland. He’s currently part of Robert Trujillo’s group Mass Mental. As for the Finnish Strandberg, for quite...

Jan-Olof Strandberg Releases “Made in Finland” with Michael Manring
New Albums

Jan-Olof Strandberg Releases “Made in Finland” with Michael Manring

Finnish bassist Jan-Olof Strandberg has released his seventh album as a leader entitled Made In Finland. The new effort also includes contributions from fellow bass heavyweight Michael Manring, along with keyboardist Kimmo Tapanainen, saxophonist Risto Salmi, drummer Kimmo Pörsti and guitarists Matias Kupiainen and Petteri Hirvanen. Included in the package is an hour long DVD with live studio performances by...

Paul Jackson with the Strandberg Project: The Groove
Bass Videos

Paul Jackson with the Strandberg Project: The Groove

Paul Jackson joined bassist Jan-Olof Strandberg for his album The Strandberg Project back in 2005, and this recently posted video shows the duo jamming it out again on the tune “The Groove.”