Steve Future celebrates 35 years as an artist June 5! He made his debut at Kristianstad Jazz Festival in 1984. He has previously played at Fasching, Mosebacke and Kägelbana and Nyligen filled the Angel one Wednesday evening and owned the place ..with 1500 live gigs in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Canada, USA & England. He has received a great appreciation but for the Nordic countries and The Single “Brand New Day” spun more than 9000 times in the US and was on Top 200 in 163th place in early 2016. Now also comes the video “Brand New Day” and his 6 th record an EP “Four Citys” followed by another 3 EPs recorded during a 3 year period 2014 -2017.
The music is recorded in 7 different cities, New Orleans, New York, London, Berlin, Stockholm & Gothenburg. From large to small studios with famous and unknown musicians from the USA, UK and Sweden. In total there are 25 songs of this 23 originals created by Steve Future in sessions with all these fantastic friends and musicians who make it true .. everyone with their souls ..
A musical vagabond has landed
Byline: Sara Strömberg
He was recently on the American Top 200 chart at the same time as Zara Larsson. Bror Stefan Pettersson, or Steve Future as he is known on stage, wants to perform the world’s longest harmonica solo at Hummelstugan and shake up the blues scene in Åre. But first he will perform at Jazzköket with his new record, “7 Cities,” in his back pocket.
ÅREFrom his top-story window, Bror Stefan Pettersson has views of downtown Undersåker: Byvägen road, the Strandberg ICA grocery store, the hustle and bustle of the parking lot. But he also sees the expansive horizon, the forest, water and fields. It’s precisely the mix he needs.
“This is where I prepare a lot of my song material and it’s where I find a lot of my inspiration. I sit here and write at the kitchen table a lot.”
He greets me barefoot, wearing a paisley-patterned shirt and jeans. He offers me black coffee and a little live music. While I was there, he managed to play guitar, harmonica, and to sing. It was only morning, but he had already taken a walk, rehearsed and worked out at the gym.
“I have to keep going,” he says and admits that he hasn’t eaten breakfast yet.