Episode 46: Olov Johansson

Olov Johansson is perhaps the best known Nyckelharpa player in the world today. As one third of the Swedish power-trio Väsen he has toured the world as an ambassador for Nordic folk music for several decades now. He sat down with Neil to share his journey exploring traditional melodies and fresh collaborations all while building a unique and influential musical identity. 

Olov's website: olovjohansson.se

Väsen: vasen.se

Olov’s teacher: Curt Tallroth

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 Olov’s Nyckelharpa sitting on the couch while we set up for his interview.

Olov’s Nyckelharpa sitting on the couch while we set up for his interview.