Archimedes Badkar

Archimedes Badkar were a Swedish ethno/jazz-rock big band that was active for eight years, starting in 1972. The band self-released a 20-minute 7″ in 1973, followed by four albums on MNW between 1975 and 1978.

Members: Per Tjernberg [Per Cussion] (percussion, drums, keyboards), Jörgen Adolfsson (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, violin, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandola, mandolin, clarinet, flute, recorder, percussion, gong), Mats Hellquist (guitar, bass), Pysen Eriksson (percussion, vibraphone), Anders Jonsson (drums), Bosse Nyman (congas), Per Lapins (bass), Christer Bjernelind (bass, mandolin, percussion, wind instruments), Tommy Adolfsson (trumpet, horns, percussion, drums), Kjell Andersson (percussion, clarinet), Peter Rönnberg (guitar), Anita Livstrand (tambourine), Bengt Berger (drums, percussion), Ingvar Karkoff (keyboards, vocals, guitar), Peter Ragnarsson [Peter Ek] (tabla, sarod, bass, percussion), Christer Bothén (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), Sigge Krantz (guitar, bass)


  • Rumpstek (EP, 1973)
  • Badrock För Barn I Alla Åldrar (1975)
  • II (1976)
  • Tre (1977)
  • Bado Kidogo (1978 • Archimedes Badkar & Afro 70 Band)

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