Peter Nordwall is a songwriter, composer, arranger and freelance musician. His main instruments are saxophones, flutes and clarinets and he does arrangements for Big Bands, classical orchestras and other ensembles.
Peter is involved in many different projects. Not only his own big band, but also smaller ensembles. He has been playing in several TV productions and has been working as a musician at various theaters. He has played at many festivals around Europe and is doing concerts mainly in Sweden and Finland.
As a solo musician he has released four albums and as a session musician he has participated in about 50 recordings. His latest release as a solo musician was the album “Leaving Home” in 2012 and three years later, in 2015, he released a new album with his orchestra Botnia Rhythm Orchestra in collaboration with the folk music trio Ulvens Döttrar. In 2006 Peter was nominated for the award “Gyllene Skivan” (Golden Disc) - an annual jazz award in Sweden - and was in that same year voted as the listeners favorite choice.
Jumpy Highway is Swedish saxophonist Peter Nordwall's debut solo album, released in 2003. This outing consists of a mix between jazz and funk. Most songs are originals by Nordwall, adding John Coltrane's "Equinox" and Ralf Nyqvist's "Minor Blues" on the program. The musicians are Peter Nordwall on saxophones and flute, Mathias Sandberg on guitar, Ralf Nyqvist on piano, Marcus Söderström on double bass, Stefan "Kilju" Lindblom on electric bass and Stefan Brokvist on drums.