Stockholm, Stockholm, SWE

High-energy funkbased jazzquintet, performing a repertoire of melodic and groove-oriented original tunes.


Ever since their formation in the spring of 1999 subfive has steadily confirmed their position as one of Scandinavias leading jazzfusion acts.

The music of subfive blends together a deep and solid experience from the world of jazz with a rich palette of influences from other genres including funk, soul, pop, blues, world/afrobeat and swedish folk music, with all members contributing to the repertoire.

subfive has released two albums on the Swedish label Lantern music, “City of dreams” in 2003, which recieved worldwide acclaim among critics and fusion aficionados alike, as well as extensive airplay in several countries, and “Safari” in 2008, which saw it’s release in conjunction with the bands tour of Japan in October and received rave reviews.

The members of subfive bring significant live performance credits to the band, having worked with such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Toninho Horta, Toots Thielemans, Rigmor Gustafsson, Mezzoforte, Nils Landgren, Monica Zetterlund,
Gerald Albright, Brian Blade, Paul Jackson JR, and Mervyn Warren among others.


"City of dreams" (2003, Lantern music/Nippon Crown), "Safari" (2008, Lantern music) all tracks streaming (MySpace, garageband, Zebox, Soundclick,, etc), available on iTunes and Spotify, various internet radio stations, airplay on national swedish radio.

Set List

Typically 2 sets of originals, mainly from our CD's.
Occasionally covers with vocals (jazz/soul/RnB). Typical set list of originals: 1 . Southside 2 . New Horizon 3 . Anaconda 4 . Bushman 5 . For Free 6 . Way Home 7 . The Main Man 8 . Safari 9 . Mr Peasley 10 . Bushman