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 And Blues

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

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

Langelands Festival   Midtfyns Festival

Rosenholm Festival   Roskilde Jazz Days

Skagen Festival   Tunø Festival

Bluesfest Eutin   Bluesfestival Dresden

Blues In Lehrte   Breminale

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

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

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

"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

Photo Studio - 79


In the beginning of the 80s Jan was backing up other swedish artists
live and on records.



Moving to Stockholm - 84

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

Somewhere in Germany - 99



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