Downhill Bluegrass Band are one of Sweden's most prestigious and respected bluegrass bands, "Downhill". They are well known and highly regarded in both Europe and the USA where they have toured several times. On invitation, they performed more than once at the IBMA Awards in Nashville on account of their excellent playing skills and unique sound, as well as their songwriting abilities. As well as America, they have played festivals in most European countries. Most of the repertoire they perform is their own, and some of these songs have been recorded by main stream American and artists.. The band members today are: Jonas Kjellgren on mandolin and vocals, Kenneth Kjellgren on banjo, Magnus Sundstrom on guitar and vocals, Nicke Widen on dobro, Ivor Ottley on fiddle and Kajsa Westin on bass and vocals Bluegrass Unlimited September 2011 Strong instrumentation, good vocals and harmonies, and original material have made this group from Sweden one of the most popular bands in Europe. They also have had several successful trips to the U.S., where they have been warmly received. The project is their fourth release and was more than a year in production because they wanted a "more mature and thorough sound." The current band consists of Kennoth Kjellgren (banjo), Jonas Kjellgren (mandolin), Kajsa Westin (bass), Ivor Ottley (fiddle), Nicke Widen (resonator guitar), and Magnus Sundstrom (guitar). All the songs on this project are original with Jonas as the primary composer of both music and lyrics. The music runs the gamut from straight bluegrass to jazz to the dark side of "Silver And Gold." The title cut is a slow instrumental that let's everyone shine. There is a variety of moods here from "Give It Up And Give In," "Us Against The World," "That Idiot Wind," "Crawl Back," to "Talking To A Barman." Downhill continues to draw in fans from both sides of the pond.