When I was nine years old I tried a bunch of instruments to decide what I wanted to play. I tried the trumpet – no sound, the oboe – no sound and a headache, the violin - no comments, but the tuba! I had to climb a chair with two telephone catalogues on, just to reach the mouthpiece. Then I started to blow, BROUUÖÖM!!!! My head vibrated and I nearly fainted, I was hooked.
"Throughout his years here Arvid Lorimer has been positive and more than often responded to challenges with a smile."
Horse Mounted Musician, Tuba
"One of three professional military bands in the Swedish Armed Forces. The band traces its ancestry back to the 1500s when King Gustav Vasa raised his first regiment of horse. Today they are one of few mounted bands in the world. The band rides at the head of the Life Guards through Stockholm when mounting the King’s Guard and the parade is considered one of Sweden's main tourist attractions." wikipedia.com
"The largest professional military band in the Swedish Armed Forces. The establishment of 53 musicians and extensive musical versatility makes it possible to perform at most occasions, ceremonies, events, concerts
and pageants. The band performs
more than 200 times yearly." wikipedia.com
We founded Discoteca Yugostyle (Hojfen Balagan) in 2003 and we got a big breakthrough with the tune “Eagle Dangers” 2012. Inspired by traditional folk music from former Yugoslavia we developed a sound with wind instruments interlaced into modern dance/club music.
Classical: NorrlandsOperan, The Royal Swedish Navy Band, Öresunds Brass Band, Lunds Philharmonics, Avanti
Other: Dreamers Circus, Nordisk Film, Tummel, Tobias Heilmann Band, Sofie og den lille orkester, Scraps of Tape, Suspekt
Throughout the years I have worked as a studio musician in a number of projects. From small singer-/songwriter projects to film music.