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Bongo Universe
10th Anniversary Celebration


The University Town of Uppsala in Sweden boasts its own University-connected jazz orchestra, enabling students to fully immerse themselves into the riches of improvisational big band jazz. Under the guidance of supreme jazz maestro Ulf Johansson Werre, the band has since its inception in 2004 evolved into a hard-swinging ensemble. today touring internationally as well as giving regular performances nationally. For their 10th Anniversary the group presents a cross-section of their 10-year-old repertoire, a mix of well-arranged vocal jazz standards and Ulf Johansson Werre's enticing original music. This is a feast for fans of jazz and big band.


Erika Larsson

Hannah Nilsson

Rickard Arnberg

Simona Holmström Escanilla
Morgan Babbs

Anna Moberg



Alexander Larsson

Arne Andersson

Arne Lingestrand

Erik Tengholm

Jonas Mindemark


Amanda Fehler Vallgårda

Anders Öman

David Miranda

Eric Fjärstedt

Joakim Wiljelöf

Malin Ståhlberg


Herman Ferner

Johannes Ferner

Krister Lindé

Oscar Sterte

Per-Olof Flodin

Ylva Bäcklund


Jacob Eriksson, bass

Mattias Karlsson, piano

Mikael Björnström, piano

Petri Laukka, drums

Robin Englund, guitar

Sylvain Glemin, bass


Artistic leader/piano/trombone/vocals:
Ulf Johansson Werre


Recorded 22-23rd of May 2014 by Göran Stegborn. Mixed by Daniel Lantz. Mastered by Tobias Carlsson. Produced by Ulf Johansson Werre and Daniel Lantz.

Official release date: March 27 2015.


1. Bongo Universe
2. Taking A Chance On Love

3. Autumn Leaves

4. Lady Be Good

5. Summertime

6. Blue Martin

7. Danny's Dream

8. My Funny Valentine
9. Boogie For Charlie
10. Underbart Är Kort

11. Molekyl
12. The Man I Love

13. Joy Spring
14. Happy Children Will Dance


Total time: 65 mins approx.




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