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Jonas Hellborg: Take the Reins

Jonas Hellborg

One can imagine Jonas Hellborg as a child refusing to stay within the lines of his coloring book. His all-embracing approach creates music that redefines boundaries and challenges expectations, yet manages to avoid the self-importance that often accompanies artistic vision.

Art Metal (Bardo) is a fresh take on the Indian/jazz-rock amalgam Hellborg forged during his association with John McLaughlin and Mahavishnu in the ’80s, blending the talents of longtime collaborators V. Selvaganesh on kanjeera (a small tambourine), Mattias IA Eklundh on guitar, Anders Johansson on drums and Jens Johansson on keyboards.

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