Vibrant jazz from Sweden

 


Fartyg 6 is a sextet performing mesmerizing art jazz with fondness for advanced yet playful metrical melodies, collective improvisation and poetic lyrics. The group was formed 2014 by Matilda Andersson and have had success touring in Sweden and abroad. Their discography includes two albums on CD's and vinyl and an EP released by PACAYA records (Osmund 2021, Allt faller 2018 ,Den Första 2016 and ), all nominated for the golden record of the year.


 

The group perform contemporary jazz with influences reaching from free improvisation to chamber music and indie pop. With Swedish poetic lyrics as the foundation of the music alongside complex compositions and intimate interplay, they present a very special sound. All togehther in a different kind of jazz setting with double dark winds and ever changing vocals.
 

When Fartyg 6 released their debut EP "Den första",the group brought something unique to contribute with to the jazz scene. With their following full length album "Allt faller" they've developed an exciting original sound. In 2021 they released their third record "Osmund" they have taken this even further and expand the definition of jazz. 
 

Fartyg 6 have performed on venues such as EFK London Jazz Festival and represented Sweden in 2019's showcase of Nordic Jazz Comets in Paris, France. Their latest album was uplifted as one of the albums of the year by the music magazine Lira.


Matilda Andersson - vocals

Daniel Gahrton - baryton saxophone

Lisa Grotherus/Robert Nevén - bass clarinet

Milton Öhrström - piano

Boel Mogensen - upright bass

Maria Dahlin - drums