Big Band Splash is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Leader, arranger and producer is saxophonist Jakob Norgren. Two albums were previously released under the name Jakob Norgren Big Band Splash (2005 & 2007). The music then was a mix of contemporary jazz, soul and even some electronica. From 2010 the name of the band is just Big Band Splash, and focus is on soul/r&b/souljazz. Featured artists: John Németh is one of the most interesting and quickest rising stars one the American blues/soul scene. He's nominated for the Blues Awards 2010 as Contemporary Blues Male Artist Of The Year. Sven Zetterberg is without doubt the king of Swedish blues/soul. Since the 70's he's been a hard working artist, first with the band Chicago Express and later on as a solo artist. On this album he's featured on vocals and solo guitar. Greta Bondesson usually performs together with her sisters Stella and Sunniva in the band Baskery. Their acclaimed album "Fall among thieves" (2008) has been followed by frequent touring in Europe and North America. On this album Greta is also providing great backup vocals together with her sisters. Marino Valle really has got one of the most soulful voices heard on the Swedish scene of roots music. He was the first one to recieve the Memorial Prize of Janne Rosenquist, the most prestigious award in Swedish blues/soul.