If you look closely at this photo, you can faintly see "Bjorn"
way back in the distance near the exit. Just seconds after
this photo was taken "Bjorn" (the evil nemesis and outcast of The
Svens) ran down the aisle, jumped on the stage and tackled Saxy,
all the while shouting something like "Nej trumpeta, Nej
trumpeta!!!" - Botti quickly pummled Bjorn over the head with his
treasured "Committee" horn (no damage done to his horn
fortunately). In his haste to rush off, Bjorn's pants fell to
his knees causing him to trip. The orchestra and the entire
Botti band laughed their asses off.
Bjorn sent an apology, claiming he was only trying to protect
the reputation of The Svens. No official comment from The Svens or
Saxy as of yet, but this type of behavior is exactly why Bjorn was
kicked out of the band. He's clearly not a
For another version of how this event actually went, read
more about the Chris Botti concert in Corvallis, Oregon!