LINN WIKMAN BAND - JAZZ TRIO

LINN WIKMAN BAND - JAZZ TRIO

A sophisticated Sydney based Jazz band with years of experience in providing both laid back and upbeat Jazz music.

Excellent choice for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate functions and private events.

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Linn Wikman Band

Featuring a highly expressive and gifted singer with a decade of performing and recording experience Linn Wikman Band infuse each performance with elegance and style carried by their high level of craftsmanship and love of music.

Their impressive repertoire of classic Jazz standards and modern favourites creates the perfect atmosphere for weddings, functions, parties and corporate events.

Growing up in a musical family, her father a professional musician, Linn began performing professionally at age 16. She performed regularly in Sweden and Norway while studying jazz at one of Norway’s most acclaimed music colleges in Kristiansand.

In 2000 Linn moved to Australia where she studied jazz performance at the Australian Institute of Music. She soon established herself on the Sydney scene performing at many of the great jazz venues in Sydney including performances at the Basement and the Sydney Opera House.

In 2012 Linn Wikman Band was asked to perform at the Queenstown Jazz Festival as one of the top billed acts of the festival and performed to rave reviews in the local press.

Fronted by Linn the band generally performs as a trio with guitar and bass, with drums added when appropriate.

Renowned Sydney jazz guitarist Dave Smith’s rich and adventurous accompaniments and soaring solos appeals equally to listeners and his musical peers. Dave has worked with the cream of Sydney’s jazz musicians for decades and his repertoire knowledge and inventiveness is second to none.

The core band is rounded out by Swedish born bass player Martin Marklund who’s bluesy swing lines oozes with groove. Martin was a founding member of Global Blues Groove in the naughties and has recorded and performed for many years as freelance musician in Sydney.

The Linn Wikman Band is ideal for: Awards Nights, Cocktail events, Conferences, End of year break up party, Corporate Family Days, Festivals, Kitchen Teas, Christenings, School Fetes, Fundraiser events, Gala Dinners, Product Launches, Staff Christmas parties, and Weddings.

Song List

Ain’t No Sunshine 

All Blues

All Of Me

Almost Like Being In Love

All The Things You Are

Autumn Leaves

Body And Soul

Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchel

Bye Bye Blackbird

Come Rain Come Shine

Do You Mind - Rebecka Thornqvist

Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones

500 Miles High

Fly Me To The Moon

God Bless The Child

Georgia On My Mind

Here There And Everywhere - The Beatles

How High The Moon

I’ll Remember April

It’s Only A Paper Moon

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Isn’t She Lovely- Stevie Wonder

Just Friends

Little Wing - Jimmy Hendrix

Lullaby Of Birdland

Moondance

Moonriver

My Foolish Heart

My Funny Valentine

My One And Only Love

People Get Ready - Eva Cassidy

Respect- Aretha Franklin 

Save Your Love For Me

Stormy Monday

The Masquerade Is Over

The Nearness Of You

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder

You Don’t Know What Love Is

 

Instrumentals:

Affirmation

Corcovado

Desafinado

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Footprints

Four

Four On Six

Green Dolphin Street

Mercy Mercy Mercy

Night And Day

Round Midnight

Someday My Prince Will Come

So What

St Thomas

Take the A Train

Plus many more!



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