The Band

Thobias Gabrielson

Thobias Gabrielson

Born on May 14, 1974 Thobias Gabrielson is a bassplayer living in Stockholm, Sweden. Thobias grew up in a musical family. He began his musical journey at the age of 9 with playing the cornet in the local church's brass band in his hometown Taberg. Aged 13 he switched to playing the electric bass after falling in love with its beautiful, dark sound.

After music studies at the local upper secondary school of music and at a college in Svalöv Thobias moved to Stockholm in 1995 to begin his studies at the Royal College of Music. In the past 15 years he has been working with many artists such as Nils Landgren, Janne Schaffer, Timbuktu, Ida Sand, Jeanette Lindström, Tim Hagans, Carola, Christer Sjögren and Samuel Ljungblahd.

Besides his work as a sideman he also develops his own projects. His debut album as a leader, Thobias Gabrielson Sextet "Growth", is coming out in February 2011.

Andreas Hourdakis

Andreas Hourdakis

Born 1981 in Malmö, Sweden, Andreas Hourdakis started playing the guitar at the age of 11.

During his teenage years he played and recorded two albums with a hardcore band named Neverending. After esthethic program in upper secondary school he studied 2 years at a music college in Svalöv then he studied 3 years at Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

He is involved in several bands and projects in Sweden, e.g. Desert Soul, Nyfors, and U.S.A., and works as sideman also with Jeanette Lindström, Asha Ali, Winkler and Sebastian Studnitzky.

Daniel Karlsson

Daniel Karlsson

Daniel Karlsson was born in Värmland, Sweden in August 1973.

He studied at the music conservatory in Stockholm. In 2005 Daniel was award the ”Jazz in Sweden” prize, which allowed him to record his first album under his own name: “Pan Pan”. Daniel has been a member of the band ”ODDJOB” since 1996. They released five albums. Over the years he has been working with artists such as Till Brönner, Nils Landgren, Viktoria Tolstoy, Lisa Nilsson and many more.