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Swedish Folk Meets American Jazz
Swedish Musician Sunniva Brynnel weaves together a program of lovely vocal jazz with a trio from NEC.
Swedish singer and accordionist Sunniva Brynnel grew up immersed in the Swedish folk song tradition. Together with her mother, also a folk singer, she travelled far and wide to festivals, concerts and spelmansstämmor – a folk jam meet-up made up of tunes, songs and of course fika (coffe and buns).
During her masters studies in jazz at the New England Conservatory, the conservatory library staff called her up and said … “Sunniva, we’ve found an old book of Swedish folk songs in ourView more
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