Jan Johansson

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Söderhamn, Gävleborgs län, Sweden
Jan Johansson was born on the 16th of September 1931 in Söderhamn, Sweden, and began to play the piano at age 11. He moved to Gothenburg, Sweden to study electro engineering. It was during this period he met Stan Getz, who was living in Copenhagen, Denmark at the time. It didn't take long until Jan had to end his studies to move to Copenhagen to play with Getz. Jan played with a lot of different American jazz greats, and was the first European ever to join "Jazz at the Philharmonic". In 1957 he married his wife Else. Read more...


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Soldaterkammerater rykker ud 1959