Scaniazz 1973Scaniazz 1973. Hans Bendroth, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Bertil Olofsson, Ulf Björkbom and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureScaniazz 1973

Scaniazz 1976 with Louis Metcalf and Buck JonesScaniazz 1976. Louis Metcalf, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Hans Bendroth, Björn Ekman, Ulf Björkbom and Buck Jones (…) view pictureScaniazz 1976 with Louis Metcalf and Buck Jones

Rex Rhythm Kings play Room Rent BluesRex Rhythm Kings play Tiger Rag at Brändan, Folkets Park in Malmö on May 22, 2016 (…) view movieRex Rhythm Kings play Tiger Rag

Scaniazz minus Paul 1973Scaniazz minus myself in 1973. Agneta Engström, Hans Bendroth, Stefan Kärfve, Lennart Herlin and Ulf Björkbom (…) view pictureScaniazz minus Paul 1973

The Absalon Orchestra at the table 1987The Absalon Orchestra at the table in 1987. Left to Right: Benny Trapp, Nora Strandberg, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Jonas Eilert, Lars-Erik Ström, Sven Bjerstedt, Tore Eriksson, Anders Holmberg and Björn Ekman (…) view pictureThe Absalon Orchestra at the table 1987

Scaniazz San Sebastian 1975Scaniazz, San Sebastian 1975. Left to Right: Agneta Engström, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Ulf Björkbom, Hans Bendroth, Björn Ekman and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureScaniazz San Sebastian 1975

Rex Rhythm Kings play Room Rent BluesRex Rhythm Kings from Malmoe, Sweden play Room Rent Blues, 2015 (…) view movieRex Rhythm Kings play Room Rent Blues

Scaniazz 1984-2We actually had to push our big touring bus at several occasions and that may have given the inspiration for the posing here (…) view pictureScaniazz 1984-2

Mattsson's Serenaders play Original Dixie One StepMattsson’s Serenaders, under the direction of Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, clarinet, and with special guest Kiki Desplat, cornet, play Original Dixie One Step (…) view movieMattsson’s Serenaders play Original Dixie One Step

Two buddiesTvå hedersknyfflar. Stefan Kärfve och Rolf Sjöö 1973. (Two buddies. Stefan Kärfve and Rolf Sjöö in 1973.) (…) view pictureTwo buddies

Scaniazz Malmö 1973Scaniazz, Malmö 1973. Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Ulf Björkbom, Povel Sörbris and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureScaniazz Malmö 1973

Scaniazz - Yellow Cat BluesScaniazz plays Yellow Cat Blues 1975 in Kiruna, Sweden on board the train Cat Express (…) view live recordingScaniazz – Yellow Cat Blues

The Absalon Orchestra 1984The Absalon Orchestra 1984. For variation and to make a small band sound bigger we used plenty of reeds and I carried a whole batch of mutes (…) view pictureThe Absalon Orchestra 1984

Scaniazz 1974-3Scaniazz 1974. Left to Right: Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Hans Bendroth, Stefan Kärfve, Agneta Engström, Göran Holmberg and Ulf Björkbom (…) view pictureScaniazz 1974-3

Scaniazz in Holland 1982Scaniazz in Holland 1982. Left to Right: Arne Hojberg, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Ulf Björkbom and Jan Nilsson (…) view pictureScaniazz in Holland 1982

Scaniazz in Gothenburg - You Don't Mean Me No GoodScaniazz plays Leroy Carr’s You Don’t Mean Me No Good at Jazzhuset, Gothenburg (…) view live recordingScaniazz in Gothenburg – You Don’t Mean Me No Good

Scaniazz - That Da Da StrainScaniazz – That Da Da Strain (…) view live recordingScaniazz – That Da Da Strain

Hornet”Hornet” an unforgettable place! Here we used to go in the 70s after our rehearsals with Scaniazz to drink and make a jam session with electric organ and bagpipe among the instruments (…) view pictureHornet

Scaniazz 1974-2Scaniazz 1974. Ulf Björkbom, Göran Holmberg and Paul Bocciolone Strandberg (…) view pictureScaniazz 1974-2

Scaniazz in Holland 1983Scaniazz in Holland, september / october 1983. Hans Bendroth, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg and John Ness (…) view pictureScaniazz in Holland 1983

Scaniazz 1974. The rhythm sectionScaniazz 1974. The rhythm section: Hans Bendroth, Stefan Kärfve and Göran Holmberg (…) view pictureScaniazz 1974. The rhythm section

Scaniazz 1984Scaniazz 1984. Left to Right: Jan Nilsson, Bjarne Löwdin, Arne Hojberg, Björn Ekman, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureScaniazz 1984

Folkfesten 1973Folkfesten at Slottsparken, Malmö 1973.
Scaniazz with Povel Sörbris and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureFolkfesten 1973

Hans Bendroth's 30th birthdayOctober 18, 1981. Scaniazz on tour in Poland celebrates early Hans Bendroth’s 30th birthday and gives him a new washboard. To the left Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureHans Bendroth’s 30th birthday

Scaniazz in Holland 1977On tour in Holland in 1977 we took this photo (even if we did not go by train at the time). Stefan Kärfve, Tomas Örnberg, Björn Ekman, Agneta Engström, Hans Bendroth and Paul Bocciolone Strandberg (…) view pictureScaniazz in Holland 1977

with Louis Metcalf 1976In 1976 we had the great chance to welcome jazz pioneer Louis Metcalf as our guest in a couple of concerts. Mr. Metcalf had a long jazz career as trumpet player and played among others with King Oliver (…) view picturewith Louis Metcalf 1976

Scaniazz att Brahehus 1973On our first trip to Stockholm in 1973, we made a stop halfway at the ruin called Brahehus and I took this nice snapshot of the rest of the band (…) view pictureScaniazz att Brahehus 1973

Scaniazz at Lunds nation 1976This is at “Lunds Nation” on a Saturday night at a popular dance event among the students. We were one of the bands to play there regularly and this is in 1976 (…) view pictureScaniazz at Lunds nation 1976

Scaniazz at China Town 1974Scaniazz 1974. We established ourselves as the house band at China Town that was the most popular (and a very original) hangout for young people at the time (…) view pictureScaniazz at China Town 1974

Scaniazz in England 1977In 1977 we made a long tour in England. Exact location unknown to me: Agneta Engström, Hans Bendroth, Paul Bocciolone Strandberg, Björn Ekman, Tomas Örnberg and Stefan Kärfve (…) view pictureScaniazz in England 1977

Scaniazz first pictureThis is the first professional picture taken of the band. The drummer Hans Bendroth had a brother that was journalist and the article in the local paper “Arbetet” told that we had taken over an old milk shop on “Gamla Väster” the “Old Town” in central Malmö to use as headquarter and for our reversals (…) view pictureScaniazz first picture