Saxophonist, flutist, composer and band leader Fredrik Lundin is one of the major jazz profiles of his generation in Scandinavia. Since arriving on the Danish Jazz scene in 1981 this elegant and explosive musician has been searching relentlessly into the realms of contemporary music, respecting no boundaries. A truly original and virtuoso voice, performing in bands around Europe and Scandinavia, such as his own Offpiste Gurus, 5 Go Adventuring Again, the 13 piece MaLuBa Orchestra, which he co-leads with Marilyn Mazur and Kasper Bai, and with Marilyn Mazur Group, Jon Balke Magnetic North Orchestra and Carsten Dahl.
He's currently a member of Marilyn Mazur Group, Makiko Hirabayashi's Weavers, Tomasz Dabrowski's Istnienia Poszczególne // The Individual Beings and Simon Spang-Hansens "Epistrophy Septet"
With Trinelise Væring he's co-leading the 10 piece band Tone of Voice Orchestra
Also he is a distinguished composer for contemporary ensembles, jazz groups and big band, as well as theater and modern dance performances.
He's released 13 albums as a leader.
He appears on more than 40 other albums as soloist and sideman among them “All the Birds” with Marilyn Mazur and “Tangled Temptation and the Magic Box” (Stunt Records) with Marilyn Mazur Group. “Saturation” (Jazzland) with Jon Balke and „Diverted Travels“ (ECM Records) with Jon Balke Magnetic North Orchestra.
He's received numerous prizes and awards, among them 3 Danish Music Awards (Grammys) for best jazz release of the year, and the Ben Webster Prize for his musicianship. In 2019 he was awarded the Stamina prize for lifetime achievement by the composers association DJBFA.
Sørens Penge in '82et Léonie Sonnings Musikfond (-84), JASA-prisen (the jazz journalists award) (-86) Hafnias Tonekunstnerlegat ('91) DJBFA's honorary award in '96 Kunstfondens 3 year grant A grant from Laurens Bogtman Fonden in '97 The Ben Webster Prize 2007 Jazz Album of the Year Danish Music Award for the albums "Choose Your Boots" (2001) "Belly-up, Fredrik Lundin Overdirve Plays the Music of Leadbelly" (2004), "5 GO Adventuring Again" (2018), "Maluba Orchestra" (2019) and "Tone of Voice Orchestra" (2022)
Tenor, baritone, and soprano saxophones, flute and bass flute.
Willing to teach
Head of saxophone department at Rhythmic Conservatory Copenhagen.
I do saxophone clinics, main-topic being sound. I do ensemble workshops, most often with my own music. Frequently these workshops concludes with live concerts in front of an audience.