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Fredrik Lundin

Since arriving on the Danish Jazz scene in 1981 this elegant and explosive musician has been searching relentlessly into the realms of experimental and contemporary music. A truly original and virtuoso voice, performing in bands such as his own 11-piece roots/blues/jazz oriented Fredrik Lundin Overdrive, his quintet Offpiste Gurus, featuring singer Trine-Lise Væring, the quintet Silhouette which he co-leads with altoist Christina von Bülow, the improv-trio Sound of Choice with Hasse Poulsen, the ECM-recording and border-crossing Jon Balke Magnetic North Orchestra, Marilyn Mazur Group, and the so called “beatles-jazz” group Radiostar. Also he is a distinguished composer for contemporary ensembles, theater and jazz groups. He has received several awards and prizes, among them two Danish Music Awards for best jazz album of the year. He has released 8 albums as a leader, and plays as sidemand on about 50 other albums.

Awards

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) and "5 GO Adventuring Again" (2018)

Gear

Tenor, baritone, and soprano saxophones, flute and bass flute.


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Primary Instrument

Woodwinds

Location

Copenhagen

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Head of saxophone department at Rhythmic Conservatory Copenhagen.

Clinic/Workshop Information

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.

Jon Balke
piano
Sonny Rollins
saxophone
Archie Shepp
saxophone, tenor
Paul Bley
piano
Jan Garbarek
saxophone, tenor
Lee Konitz
saxophone, alto

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Albums

Plutonic Eclipse

Alisio Music
2020

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5 Go Adventuring Again

Stunt Records/Sundance Music
2017

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In Case of Fire

Enja Records
2015

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Nat

Kopasetic Productions
2011

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"Belly-up" Fredrik...

Stunt Records/Sundance Music
2004

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Choose Your Boots

Stunt Records/Sundance Music
2002

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