Sara Aldén

Sara Aldén

Musicians | Instrument: Vocals | Location: Gothenburg

The gentleness, the beauty and the powerful vocals reveal Sara's unique world.

—Disk Union Japan

Updated: April 1, 2024

Born: September 6, 1989

Sara Aldén, a vibrant Swedish jazz vocalist from Gothenburg, brings integrity and curiosity to her exploration of jazz. Her music invites listeners into intimate moments of stillness while also resonating powerfully in grand spaces.

Growing up between sala and avesta in sweden, sara discovered her passion for jazz at the age of 12, starting with big band performances. today, jazz remains her main focus.

With a foundation in big band and a love for interpreting jazz standards, sara now ventures into her own interpretations of the genre, infusing it with her unique style. holds a master of fine arts in music with specialisation in improvisation performance from the academy of music and drama in gothenburg. currently, she pursues master studies in gendering practices at the university of gothenburg, where her research delves into gender inequalities and experiences within the jazz context.


Sara is the recipient of the Fredrika Bremer Scholarship and the recipient of Scholaship from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music twice.


Neumann KMS 105 BK, harp, upright bass, prepared upright piano, grand piano, drumkit, alto saxophone.


"I have heard a great swedish jazz singer​ - a new jazz star - be born." - Bengt Eriksson Lira Musikmagasin SWE 2022

"The gentleness, the beauty and the powerful vocals reveal sara's unique world."  - Disk Union Japan JP 2024

"Exciting music, a fascinating trio - and a fantastic singer! " - Anders Jormin, upright bass player 2024

"What an AMAZING debut album. LISTEN: her voice and music will touch your soul and heart" - Isabella Lundgren, Swedish jazz vocalist 2024

"Undeniable qualities as a jazz singer, sensitive, naked and with a sympathetic thoughtfulness" - Dan Backman JAZZ/Orkesterjournalen 2022 SWE



There Is No Future

From: There Is No Future
By Sara Aldén