"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make." - Truman Capote

Sverre Indris Joner

Sverre Indris Joner (born 1963, in Oslo) is a composer, arranger, orchestra leader, pianist, percussionist (and occasional author, illustrator, actor etc.). He has founded and lead a number of orchestras and bands, most of them associated with Latin American music. These include the Hovedøen Social Club, Electrocutango, La Descarga, Tango for 3, for which he has either composed or arranged their repertoires.
  He has also composed or arranged for a number of concert repertoires for symphony orchestras both locally in Norway and abroad. Particularly highly-acclaimed are his symphonic tango projects as well as “Clasicos a lo cubano”, where his groundbreaking salsa arrangements of classical pieces for symphony orchestra with KORK (The Norwegian Radio Orchestra) hit #1 on the world music sales list in Mexico. He has also composed for a number of plays and dance performances including Lullaby, @lice, Tanghost and Mater Nexus.
  As a soloist and arranger, Joner has worked with a number of symphony orchestras, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, the Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic, the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, Junge Philharmonie Salzburg, Komische Oper Berlin and all of the Norwegian orchestras. He also composes, conducts and plays with chamber orchestras, brass bands and big bands, and has scored films.

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