Susanna Lindeborg piano, keyboard, computor from Sweden playing jazz, free form, avant garde, fusion.
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Susanna Lindeborg, piano,keyboard, composer, After receiving a
classical education she
came during the 70th into contact with improvised jazz music, which
source of inspiration.
What you first think of together with Susanna Lindeborg is her virtuouso
play on the piano
mixed with electronic instruments, which has been known most of all
through the group
Mwendo Dawa, which she is the leader of together with saxophone
player Ove Johansson.
Mwendo Dawa has been succesfully touring in 20 countries in Europe,
North and South
America performing at festivals like Montreux, Northsea and Montreal.
The last few years
she has been regularly visiting USA and Canada with Mwendo Dawa.
Susanna also writes a
lot of the repertoire for the group.
Besides Mwendo Dawa Susanna Lindeborg toured a great deal with the
female jazz group
Salamander during the beginning of the 80th. Salamander arouse a lot of
attention on the
European continent and in USA and Susanna came to tour a lot
internationally with these
two groups. Today you can also hear her in the Lindeborg/Johansson
Duo and she also is
performing solo doing a improvisational performance together with her
electro acoustical backgrounds.
Susanna Lindeborg writes her own music and some of this got profiled
when she released
her first soloCD 1989. A second soloCD, �Key Paintings� LJ
Records LJCD5229, was
released 2001 with acoustic piano together with electronic backgrounds.
The past few years Susanna has also been touring with the trio Natural
performances both in the world of improvisation music as well as the
world of electro
acoustic music. Natural Artefacts has performed in places like Paris,
Primavera en la
Habana, Cuba, ICMC 2002, CNMAT, Berkeley University, California,
Sonic cirquit X festival i
Berklee, Boston, emf New York.
Susanna Lindeborg started playing the piano at the age of 5. She started
with a classical
training. After moving to Gothenburg she started her education on
School of Music,
Gothenburg University. There she came into contact with jazz and
became a member of
Mwendo Dawa from the start 1974. She became also the leader for this
with Ove Johansson. She also became a member of the female
1974 -1994 she was teaching improvisation of piano and song at the
School of Music,
Gothenburg University. Started together with Ove Johansson the record
label LJ Records
1989 presenting her own and other Scandinavian musicians music. Until
now 44 titles. She
is now member of the board of the Swedish Jazz Academie. Has been
sitting in reference
groups of the Swedish National Council of Cultural Affairs, writes in the
Swedish Jazz. Awarded several art grants over the years.