Monthly Archives: December 2010

Moving Images from the People´s Republic

Hi! Here are some more or less random clips from my recent tour in China: Best things about China: People are warm and friendly, the food is great, and the energy is amazing. It is just so happening at the moment. Worst things about China: The pollution is awful. It´s incredibly bad.

J & FF Season One Sneak Peek!

Hi! Here´s a little Christmas treat for the followers of Jazz & Fly Fishing: a sneak peek of Jazz & Fly Fishing Season One! This is the same edit that was screened on the European part of the RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival. Enjoy, and merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!… Read more »

Lost in Translator

As we saw in Fredrik´s latest issue of JFFFN, web-based translators like Google Translator and Yahoo´s BabelFish can create some really interesting pieces of text, especially when they are used to translate languages that are very different from each other. Like Chinese and English, for example. In China, they use these translators a lot. Most… Read more »

Swedish Santa Goes Hip-Hop

It is finally done – the new, fresh and groovy santa song. The lyrics are in swedish, but the story is simple! Santa basically lost his coat and cant find it anywhere. Hope you’ll enjoy it! …And of course… MERRY CHRISTMAS!

China, Baby!

The last week, I´ve been touring in China with my own band, the Håvard Stubø Quartet. On this tour, we´re travelling as a trio, with Steinar Nickelsen on the Hammond B3 sitting in for Torbjörn Zetterberg, the band´s regular bass player. It´s been a really intense experience – China is totally overwhelming – and I´ll… Read more »

Christmas, gifts and summer

Very soon it is, as you all may have heard of, christmas eve again. We will give to you, from us, a very nice christmas song! But that is not all. We will also make a music video. It will be done very soon… hopefully on thursday! Now, about christmas-gifts and all the stress about… Read more »


I just came back from a small album release tour in Finland. That was with not with Jazz & Fly Fishing (JFF), but Joona Toivanen Trio (JTT), together with Tapani on bass, and the drummer Olavi Louhivuori. We had a great time and played concerts in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. It was fantastic to be back… Read more »

Petzi, China & Sweden

Hi! I know there has been some rumours that I am in China. This is simply not true. I am currently in Oslo, Norway, and I was recently in Stockholm, Sweden mixing a new album with Jupiter, another band I play with (that´s Jonas Kullhammar on saxophone, Steinar Nickelsen on Hammond organ, Magnus Forsberg on… Read more »

Winter Stress

Hi! The last couple of days have been a bit hectic. Håvard is in China, Joona and Tapani are in Finland and I’m bathing in stuff to take care of. On thursday we’ll post the next blog, maybe even tomorrow, let’s see what can be done. That’s all for now… …One more thing… in not… Read more »

RISE was Nice!

The European part of the RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival 2011 is over and on behalf of all of us in Jazz & Fly Fishing, I want to say thanks to Nick for including our Season One preview in the festival. I attended the Oslo show, and it was certainly a night to remember, with… Read more »