- Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBA
- 08.09.2012 09.00 PM
- George's - San Rafael
Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBAThe World's Greatest Abba Show Ever! With Abba Original Musicians
Open dance floor!
"Arrival" From Sweden was founded by Vicky Zetterberg in 1995 Gothenburg, Sweden.
Arrival From Sweden soon became one of the world's most popular and most selling ABBA show band and since the start in 1995, the band has toured over 35 nations and appeared in several of TV - and radio shows all over the world.
Arrival From Sweden in the worlds greatest ABBA tribute show "THE MUSIC OF ABBA" tours the world together with ABBA original musicians.
Arrival From Sweden is the only group who has got an unreleased ABBA song directly from ABBA, the song will be released worldwide in 2009. Arrival From Sweden is the only group who has the exclusive right to copy ABBA's original outfits Arrival From Sweden is the only group who has the exclusive permission and trademark ABBA in their production name ABBASOLUTELY - permitted by Universal.
This production is the closest you ever will get to see ABBA!
ABBA are Sweden's biggest music export ever, with 370 millions record sold.The musical and movie "Mamma Mia"a is a world hit sensation. Playstation ABBA's singstar is a great success and there are plans to open "The ABBA The Museum" in Sweden.
ABBA is the greatest pop group of all, only compared with Elvis and The Beatles. ABBA started in 1971 and ended as a group in 1982. Their legacy will live for ever. The music,the passion and happiness will continue through their fantastic music,from generation to generation. ABBA are and will always be loved by the whole world.
The Band is:
Roger Palm - Drums
Rogers first recording with ABBA was "Rock'n Roll Band", recorded in August 1972, followed by titles as: Mamma Mia, Rock Me, Dancing Queen, I Do I Do I Do, Take A Chance On Me, Thank You For The Music, and many other ABBA-related recordings. Roger Palm has played on no less than 4,182 registered song titles.
Finn Sjöberg - Guitar
Finns' ABBA period stretches from 1974 to 1977. At first Finn was the extra guitarist in the group Beatmakers who did a few tours backing up ABBA. Later followed a few tours with a more regular freelance musician set-up. The last tour was the Australian tour 1977, documented in ABBA - the Movie. Finn did approximately 50 live gigs with ABBA.
Åke Sundqvist - Percussion & Drums
Åke has recorded with ABBA and took part on all ABBA tours. Åke is one of the greatest percussionists and drummers in the world.
Janne Schaffer - Guitar
The first song that Janne recorded with ABBA was "People need love". During the years up to the last album he played at 47 of ABBAs about 100 songs. Janne Schaffer did his firts concert with "Arrival" in 2006, and that was his first ABBA-concert since he recorded with ABBA in the 70´s.
Ulf Andersson (Saxophone)
Ulf Andersson was one of the most sought after saxophone players in Stockholm in the 1970s, and Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson and their sound engineer Michael Tretow immediately thought of him when they needed a groovy musician. The most famous of Ulfa Andersson saxophone features probably remains the recording of" I do, I do, I do". He is still one of the most wanted saxophone players in Europe and has performed with Monica Zetterlund, Tchad Jones, Frank Sinatra Jr, Georgie Fame, Rich Matteson, Larry Willis, Lars Samuelson Big Band and others. Ulf Andersson also participated in the ABBA world tours and has appeared on thousands of recordings.
Mats Ronander - Guitar
Mats Ronander was invited to perform with ABBA on their world tour, when Björn and Benny needed a guitar player who could also sing.
Rutger Gunnarsson - Bass
Bass player Rutger Gunnarsson was a member of various local rock bands before he did his first studiorecording sessions playing on annot so well-known Swedish ABBA track: "Åh, vilka tider". Rutger went on to appear on all of ABBA's albums and became their main string arranger from 1976 onwards and toured with the group in 1977, 1979, and 1980.
Janne Kling - Saxophone
Janne has recorded with ABBA since 1972 and he was the one playing the famous flute in the song "Fernando". Janne also has recoded with Anni-Frid Lyngstad (Frida from ABBA) on her solo albums.
Mike Watson - Bass
Although Rutger Gunnarsson was to be ABBA's most frequently used bass player, Mike Watson played on notable tracks over the years. He is also the man dressed up as Napoleon on the cover of ABBA's Waterloo album. Mike Watson also contributed to People Need Love, the very first recording issued under the name Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Anni-Frid.
"Arrival From Sweden sounds golden. This stuff was way, way better than even a straight run through 'ABBA Gold,' the original group's definitive Greatest Hits compilation, could ever be." "This is perfect, It honestly couldn't be better." Cody Clark - Daily Herald, Scera USA July 28, 2008
"No one does ABBA better than Arrival from Sweden, he said in his speak" Christer Fuglesang, Austronaut, Euro Pride festival Stockholm, August 2008
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