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NEWS! Swedish pop prodigy Rebecca Laakso recorded her soulful vocals for 'Olympus' earlier this week!

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NEWS! 'Mandy's Secret' keeps beating Beat Funktion's personal best by now having been played on the US radio for no less than 20 whole weeks, this week closing in on the Top 10 by climbing back up from #25 to #15 on the CMJ charts! 'Mandy's Secret' peaked at #3 one week before its release in September 2014! This is the first time in history a Swedish jazz band has been this successful on these charts! Long live the Funky Swedes!

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NEWS! South African soul queen Sani Gamedze lends her powerful voice to 'Olympus'!

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Johannes WanngrenBring it4 days ago   ·  1
Maja LarssonHelt jävla underbar bild!5 days ago   ·  1

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NEW VIDEO! Watch a third bootleg clip of Beat Funktion at the renowned Los Angeles-club The Baked Potato from the US tour 2014, groovin' through their hit song 'The Plunge' from their debut album! Guest performers are Jonathan Rowden on tenor sax, Jonathan Bradley on trumpet, Nicholas Lima De Faria Soderstrom on electric bass! Please share!

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"THE PLUNGE" : Live At The Baked Potato Recorded live at The Baked Potato, Hollywood, Los Angeles, US, on Nov 23 2014. Recording and filming : JONATHAN ROWDE...

NEWS! While production on 5th album 'Olympus' is underway, 'Mandy's Secret' still holds strong on the US Jazz Charts, now for 19 weeks in a row, longer than any previous BF album!

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NEWS! 'Olympus' just received a selection of funky percussion by Ola Bothzen, who also played on previous albums 'Moon Town' and 'Mandy's Secret'. This is gonna be groovy!

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NEWS! Funky live strings recorded for 'Olympus' to give the music that deluxe treatment!

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91.5 FM WUEV EvansvilleLOVE IT!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Daniel LantzNej, de är glada och entusiastiska! Grymma musiker!2 weeks ago   ·  1

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NEWS! 'Mandy's Secret' is still on the CMJ Jazz Charts for 18 whole weeks, thereby becoming the most enduring of all Beat Funktion albums so far on the charts! Congrats to the band! Swede-funk rules!

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NEWS! Another fresh bootleg video clip of Beat Funktion at the legendary Baked Potato in Los Angeles on their US tour 2014, performing Lantz' upbeat 'Sunkissed'! Guests are Jonathan Rowden, Jonathan Bradley and Nicholas Lima De Faria Soderstrom. Please share to your funk-loving friends!

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"SUNKISSED" : Live At The Baked Potato Recorded live at The Baked Potato, Hollywood, Los Angeles, US, on Nov 23 2014. Recording and filming : JONATHAN ROWDEN...

NEWS! An unusual instrument, the bass flute, now recorded for 'Olympus', performed by funky folk flautist Charlotte Magnusson.

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Borit KarlssonVad roligt! Duktiga Charlotte är lärare i Tierps kulturskola, där min dotter spelar trumpet 😊2 weeks ago   ·  3
Charlotte MagnussonHa ha! Tack! för kommentarerna :-) :-) :-) Och tack Daniel för din coola, maffiga nykomponerade musik.2 weeks ago   ·  2
Daniel LantzKul att du gillar musiken! Ska bli en ren fest att pussla ihop allt sen.2 weeks ago
Daniel LantzCharlotte är grym! Extremely funky!2 weeks ago   ·  2

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NEWS! Production on 'Olympus' underway. Classical harp and trumpet recorded. Release 1st of June!

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NEWS! Funky horns by Karl Olandersson and Olle Thunström recorded today for Beat Funktion's 5th opus 'Olympus', right now in the making! Release 1st of June 2015!

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91.5 FM WUEV EvansvilleJust got done playing Khandahar!3 weeks ago   ·  2

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NEW VIDEO! Catch Beat Funktion on their first US tour in late November 2014 as they perform at the legendary jazz club The Baked Potato in Los Angeles. With guest US performers Jonathan Bradley on the trumpet, Jonathan Rowden on the tenor sax and bassist Nicholas Faria Lima Soderstom, they open up with Daniel Lantz' mysterious and slow-moving "Savannah Strut" from their chart-topping album "Voodooland" from last year! Please share!

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"SAVANNAH STRUT" : Live At The Baked Potato Recorded live at The Baked Potato, Hollywood, Los Angeles, US, on Nov 23 2014. Recording and filming : JONATHAN R...

NEWS! Beat Funktion beats a personal best by lasting for 17 whole weeks on the CMJ Top 40 Jazz Chart with 'Mandy's Secret', and jumping back up among the Top 10! 'Moon Town' and 'Voodooland' lasted for 15 and 16 weeks respectively! The Swede-Funk-fever is high!

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NEWS! Beat Funktion enjoy their 16th week on the CMJ Top 40 Jazz Chart with 'Mandy's Secret', being equal in staying power to their chart-topping 'Voodooland' from last year! If you haven't already; its time to catch the Funky Swede movement and get funked!

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