About

Solera is an international singer, musician & entertainer. Singing Sinatra classics as well as contemporary hits by Josh Groban and Michael Bublé, an evening with Solera is one that will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

His passion for the great American songbook, beloved evergreens, retro swing tunes, broadway classics, and unforgettable majestic ballads will move you and speak to your heart.

 

Solera loves to entertain with his relaxed “crooner style”, weaving music and comedy to create an unforgettable show. His energy and love for music are catching…even when he’s been performing almost every night, he loves every minute of it and can’t wait to engage his audience.

Always in tune with the moment, Solera tailors his shows to the occasion and venue. Freely moving between big bands and orchestras in large arenas & concert halls to ballrooms, grand openings, corporate functions, gala nights, music festivals, and intimate lounge and dinner shows.

 

He has been the warm up act for large international names like: Calvin Bridges (US), Georgie Fame (UK) and Lena Philipson (SWE). International brands such as Ferrari, Hilton, and Maserati know that no matter what the occasion, he always delivers a feeling of glamour and luxury. Coming to Cannes or Monaco this year? Then you’re in for a treat. Solera will be performing at the Cannes Film festival and the Monaco Grand Prix. In July and August, you’ll find him on stage at the five star Grand Hyatt Hotel Martinez and later at the incredible Monaco Yacht Show.

 

Warm, personal, and incredibly entertaining with his fantastic voice,  Solera will make you feel like you’re back at the “Copa” in New York or “The Sands” in Las Vegas! So relax, order a cocktail, lean back, and listen to  Solera!

 

 

Sound of Solera

Solera brings life to the old big band sound associated with his favourite singers such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Michael Bublé. Combining that sound with his own songs.



 

Born, family & home

Born in Hyllie, Malmö (SWE), family in Sweden, California (US) & South Dakota (US). Been living in  Byron Bay, Sydney (Australia), Adeje (Spain) and Cannes (France).



 

Influences

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Elvis Presley, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Matt Monro, Nat King Cole, Barry Manilow, Peggy Lee, Michael Bublé, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago, Jussi Björling, Josh Groban,Victor Borge, John Mayer, The Carpenters, The Beatles, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Johnny Mercer...

 



Been warm up act for

Calvin Bridges (US), Georgie Fame (UK), Lena Philipson (SWE)...



 

Life changing events

Suffered from febrile convulsions as a child, so instead of daycare he grew up with a strong bond to his grandparents, who helped out, by taking care of Solera during the daytime.

Battled a incurable eye disease for 10 years, but in 1996 declared free from the disease. He went through heart surgery in 1999 due to a congenital heart disease.
In 2001 he won a radio competition and got to sing a song with the beloved Swedish artist Tomas Ledin in front of thousands of people. Inspired by this he started his very own studio and production company that same year, at the age of 21.

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Other passions

He's a singer on a mission to make a difference. Each year he devote himself to some charity causes. Not surprisingly he has a devotion to give back to the heart research- science, that made it possible for him to recover from his congenital heart disease..





Fun facts

He has produced a TV show and written music to other TV shows.

He has worked as a postman, hair product salesman, waiter & restaurant manager.
Business minded at the age of 5, determined to sell his drawings to the neighbors.
Became a huge Elvis-fan/collector at the age of 9, even bought a Elvis belt buckle!
Imitated singers early on , and 11 years old he started making Elvis impressions.
Some nicknames: "Mini-Elvis","Swelvis", "The Maneuver", "The Swedish Pimp", "The Swedish Sinatra", "The Swedish Bublé"...
Is said to be related to the late world famous opera singer Christina Nilsson.
Studied music in Stockholm with "Dogge" Doggelito.
Headhunted for a boyband in 2000 with singer "Arash" and others, but project was cancelled.