Thore Jederby

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Thore Jederby (October 15, 1913, Stockholm - January 10, 1984, Stockholm) was a Swedish jazz double-bassist, record producer, and radio broadcaster.

Stockholm Capital city in Södermanland and Uppland, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 960,031 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm County.

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s Jazz Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It then emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African-American and European-American musical parentage with a performance orientation. Jazz is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation. Jazz has roots in West African cultural and musical expression, and in African-American music traditions including blues and ragtime, as well as European military band music. Intellectuals around the world have hailed jazz as "one of America's original art forms".

Jederby received formal training in music at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and began playing jazz in the mid-1930s, playing with Arne Hülphers's band from 1934 to 1938 and then with Thore Ehrling's ensemble from 1938 through the end of World War II. He also led his own group, the Swing Swingers, for studio recordings in the mid-1930s, and led smaller ensembles for recording sessions in the 1940s.

Royal Swedish Academy of Music

The Royal Swedish Academy of Music or Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien, founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. The Academy is an independent organization, which acts to promote the artistic, scientific, educational and cultural development of music.

Arne Hülphers Swedish pianist

Arne Gunnar Valter Hülphers was a Swedish jazz pianist and bandleader.

Thore Ehrling Swedish jazz trumpeter

Thore Ehrling was a Swedish trumpeter, composer, and bandleader, who led jazz and popular music ensembles.

Later in his life, Jederby became active in the capturing of the history of Swedish jazz; he was involved in reissues of early Swedish recordings, curated radio shows devoted to Swedish jazz, and participated in a national commission on the history of jazz in Sweden.

Swedish jazz

Swedish jazz was introduced in Sweden during the 1920s, and was spread through dancehalls and concerts. During the 1930s and 1940s the popularity was increasing, together with increasing record sales. It was by this time that the first jazz clubs was started in Sweden.

In the music industry, a reissue is the release of an album or single which has been released at least once before, sometimes with alterations or additions.

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