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Jan Johansson

Jan Johansson

Instrumental / Instrumental, Acoustic, Swedish Folk Music, Blues, / New Music Cary, NC  US
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  • 2014

    Dec 6

    Raleigh, NC, US | 5:00pm

    Jan Johansson w Charles Pettee performing Christmas music on mandolin, fiddle and acoustic guitar.

  • 2014

    Sep 6

    Raleigh, NC, US | 7:00pm

    Two sets of music starting at 7:30.

  • 2014

    Feb 16

    Asheville, NC, US | 11:00pm

    Jan Johansson & Friends. Gospel performance at Bluegrass First Class.

  • 2013

    Dec 25

    Raleigh, NORTH, US | 7:00am

    Swedish Julotta - Christmas Church Service held in English and Swedish. Traditional Swedish pastries after service. Christmas music, piano, violin duets

  • 2013

    Dec 24

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Bluegrass Music Service starts at 9:00 PM


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    i hear ya talent.. keep up the good work.. see u at the top
  • Don Trump (Artist)
    Don Trump
    Bluegrass my favorite luv your instros. Definitely a fan! Please find DON TRUMP here on reverb and listen to My Muzik. Follow me on Twitter at @dculbreath00, Facebook a...
  • Jon Fernandez (Artist)
    Jon Fernandez
    I honestly can't believe I haven't heard about you until today. You are awesome!
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Walking Tune" seasoned pro acoustic player Jan. Big fan of great picking and moving melody. LA best wishes.
  • 1050 Studios Collab/Jam Sessions 2014 (Artist)
    1050 Studios Collab...
    Hey very nice you guys really do have that special talent really enjoyed it Thank You ! ! 1050



Sounds Like: The John Renbourn Group, Phillip Glass, David Grisman, Blind Blake, Vangelis

Manager: Jan Johansson

Bio: Jan Johansson

Jan (pronounced “Yahn”) Johansson is well-known throughout the United States, Europe and Japan as an accomplished acoustic musician, producer, and music instructor. Jan was born in Skelleftea, Sweden in 1958 and began playing acoustic music at the age of 14. By the time he was 18...See Full Bio

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“Triangle bluegrass fans are well-acquainted with Jan Johansson, former fiddler with New Vintage and a popular music teacher steeped in the music of his native Sweden and that of Bill Monroe. On the self-produced CD "Kindred," Johansson adapts a dozen Swedish folk tunes to bluegrass instrumentation in a remarkable convergence of styles. Leading the way on guitar, Johansson is joined by a trio of Triangle pickers: Ivan Rosenberg (resophonic guitar), Lindsey Tims (mandolin) and Rick Lassiter (bass). Their clever arrangements apply bluegrass flavors to a diverse menu of Old World tunes. The loping stride of "Epiphany March" ("Trettondagsmarschen"), the quickstep ramble of "Walking Tune from Granges" ("Ganglat Fran Gr…nges") and the old pub favorite "Fredman's Song No. 21" would fit comfortably in the repertoires of guitar greats”

— Jack Bernhardt, News & Observer

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Oct 5, 2011

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