Jan Gerfast, guitarist, singer and composer,
has been on the international blues and rock scene for a long time.
He has developed his own unique style and sound: " Groovy Blues".
If you enjoy listening to the guitar improvising over groovy bluesriffs,
this is it !
Wine, Women & Blues !
He has toured, recorded or jammed with international artists like :
"Uncle" John Turner, "Big" Joe Turner, Angela Brown,
Junior Wells, Willie "The Touch" Hayes, Erin Jaimes and many more
Eutin Bluesfestival in Germany - 06 with "Uncle" John Turner
Jan Gerfast Band has played
more than three thousand gigs in Europe,
and has performed at festivals like:
Dusty Road Bluesfestival Eksjö Stadsfest
Eslövs Blues Festival Helsingborgs Festivalen
Järfälla Jazz & Blues Kalottjazz & Blues Festival
Landskronakarnevalen Ludvika Rock & Blues
Malmöfestivalen MCBC Nordic Jazz & Blues Festival
Sommarblues i Finspång Säljerydfestivalen
Ängelholm 500 År - Njutbart Äskeberga Festivalen
Brønshøj Bluesfestival Copenhagen Blues Festival
Crossroad - Blues &
Boogie Festival Djurs Bluesland
Festival Midtfyns Festival
Rosenholm Festival Roskilde Jazz Days
Skagen Festival Tunø Festival
Bluesfest Eutin Bluesfestival Dresden
Blues In Lehrte
Cave 54 in Heidelberg - 50 Jahre Nordhäuser Jazzfrühlings
Fehmarn Open Air Gronau Jazzfest
Grosses Festival Hamburg Herzberg Open Air
Neubrandenburger Jazz Frühling Nordhausen Jazzfestival
Open Air - GrossLindow Osnabrück Stadtfest
Big Barrel Blues Blues Aan Zee
Oosterhout Blues & Roots Festival
Blues´n Jazz Rallye Festival Blues & Jazz Um Haff
Jazz & Blues Festival - Castle Vianden
Blues In Chedigny
Olsztyn Blues Nights Festival
Jan Gerfast - short bio
Baby Jan - 54
( practicing guitar ? )
Jan Gerfast was born in - 54.
He was raised in Osby, a little town in Sweden.
He started to play the blues guitar in the end of the 60s.
Reefer Blues in Lund - 72
Living as a vagabond in the 70s.
Stayed among other places in Paris, France as a street musician
and later on playing in a jazzclub there.
"Blue Night" jamming outside the "Hippie House" - 75
Came home again and started a band called "Blue Night".
This band played experimental rock music.
At this time Jan lived a kind of hippie life in the woods !
Photo Studio - 79
In the beginning of the 80s Jan was backing up other swedish artists
live and on records.
Moving to Stockholm - 84
In the end of the 80s he formed his blues band and started to play
a lot live in Sweden.
Later on the rest of Scandinavia, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg,
France, Poland etc
He has released 9 albums in his own name.
Somewhere in Germany - 99
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