Henrik Gad is a 37 years old jazz saxophonist from the northern parts of Sweden. He started to play jazz at the age of 9 and has done so ever since. He has a “master of fine arts and improvisation” from the university of Gothenburg. Henrik has played with most of the well known jazz artist from Sweden and started his own quartet 3 years ago. Now it´s time for Henrik Gad Quartets debut album “For You” that will be released in the autumn of 2015!
Sponsored by Aaron Drake mouth pieces, 10Mfan and Cannonball musical instruments.
1992 Sidnerska scolarship, (young talent scolarship)
2001 Gothenburg University musician scholarship,residence scholarship in NYC.
2002 Gothenburg University musician scholarship, 20000SEK
2002 North of Sweden, Culture scholarship, 50000SEK
2009 Swedish jazz, Pulsslag tour scholarship with the quartet, FREDAR.
“Henrik I’m listening to your recording session and I really excited!! You sound really great man, great sound and phrasing!! Great quartet!! Wow!!”- Max Ionata
Willing to teach