Kenny Davern toured in Sweden 1979-82 with a group put together by Tomas Örnberg
recording for Kenneth and Opus 3 Records
The record won the (Swedish Grammophone Prize 1982) The band was called Tomas Örnberg's Blue Five

  • TÖ Blue Five toured to London and Cork (Ireland) in 1981
  • recorded for Stomp Off Records in 1982
  • went to the Breda Int. Jazz Festival(NL) in 1983
A new band called
Swedish Jazz Kings home page
was formed in 1985 to play the music of Clarence Williams

from YouTube: Worn out Blues 1999
the guest soloists:
the pianists:
The band's manager:
Iréne Biermans

organized tours in
  • Europe 1981-
  • America 1987-8 2002
  • Australia 1992-2002
  • Japan 1992-2000
  • In Oct-Nov 2002 the tour started in Toronto and
  • we then did a show for radio OKOM in New Jersey.
  • After 3 weeks in Australia
  • we did another 6 concerts in New Zealand.
  • in February 2007 the band toured in Scotland
  • 2008 we've performed on Edinburgh Jazz Festival and 2009 in Oslo Jazz festival
  • In October 2010 the band with legendary trombonist Roy Williams toured Australia performing 14 concerts in two weeks starting in Bangkok via Canberra and ending at the jazz festival in Wangaratta.