- Erik Kjellberg
(b Stockholm, Oct 15, 1913; d Stockholm, Jan 10, 1984). Swedish double bass player and record and radio producer. He attended the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm and first worked as a sideman in big bands led by Arne Hülphers (1934–8) and Thore Ehrling (1938–46). From 1936 he led the Swing Swingers, a studio band, and he also performed as the leader of small groups, with which he made recordings (including Busters idé, 1941, Scala 395). After World War II Jederby led a bop group. Later he produced radio programs and LP reissues of 78 r.p.m. recordings, and from 1977 he was a member of a commission on Swedish jazz history.
Oral history material in SSsv.J. Bruér: “Thore Jederby berättar” [Thore Jederby tells], Svensk jazzhistoria, 2 (Caprice 2010, 1982) [liner notes] L. Collin: “Thore Jederby: en jazzklassiker,” Orkester journalen, 51/10 (1983), 15...