She was employed as a trumpeter in the Nordic region's only professional big band; "Bohuslän Big Band" from 1990 - 1999. As the urge to develop her own projects increased, she left BBB and settled and worked as a freelance musician in South Africa from 1999 - 2001. The stay in Africa resulted in two CDs. releases with the band Uhambo. After exploring music from large parts of the world - including projects in Pakistan and Palestine, she ended up releasing her first solo CD focusing on the ancient instrument goat horn.