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Every person who has the pleasure of experiencing the soprano saxophonist and singer Nanna Carling falls head over heels. This is no surprise, considering her sparkling charisma, energetic stage presence and crystal clear musicality.

Drawing inspiration from icons like Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and Sidney Bechet, Nanna delivers the musical traditions of jazz stylishly and passionately to both new fans and established jazz enthusiasts.

“She is the future of soprano saxophone.”

Nanna Carling Swingband delivers happy jazz with a high tempo and a touch of Paris. The show is a true boost of happiness. With a high energy and contagious enthusiasm!

Nanna, who was born in 1997, distinguishes herself as a unique talent and rising star within the traditional jazz scene. Despite her young age, she has significant and broad experience of performing on stage with a variety of people, including Gunhild Carling.

Nanna has played jazz stages in all four corners of the world, including the notable examples of Birdland Jazz Club (New York, USA), Rock That Swing Festival (München, DE), The Opera House (Tel Aviv, IL), SEOUL lindyfest (Seoul, KR) and Big Bang Swing (Bangkok, TH).


Nanna Carling is also a composer and her debut album ‘That’s a Plenty’ was released in the spring of 2022. She is currently hard at work on the sequel, which is planned to be released during the first half of 2023. Parallel to composing and her busy touring schedule,


Nanna is always present online. When the COVID-19 pandemic paralysed the world, Nanna started to perform regular live concerts on her social media channels.

Her audience grew quickly and today Nanna has several thousand fans from all over the world. The fans appreciate the contents of Nanna’s social media channels, which contain everything from live streams and pictures from gigs to information on tour dates and personal messages from backstage.

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