Christian Herluf Pedersen was originally born in small town
Skals in Denmark, where is fathers love and devotion for music
inspired him to pick up the saxophone at the age of 11. In
1996 he traveled to USA to attend Berklee College of Music,
but after 1 year he decided to move back to Denmark to work as
In 1998 he moved to Sweden to study saxophone from Cennet
Jönsson at Fridhems Folkhögskola, and then on to Stockholm
where he was accepted at the Royal Music Conservatory. In 2006
he completed his studies in Stockholm (studied from Joakim
Milder and Karl-Martin Almqvist among others) and has been
working as a freelance musician since!
Christian Herluf Pedersen is a well known member of various
ensembles across many different genres and emerged in 2009 as
a band leader and composer on his debut album “Christian
Herluf Pedersen - Alliance”.
Christian Herluf Pedersen is playing and touring Sweden and
Europe with, among others: Alliance, Transatlantic, Ahmadu
Jarr & the Highlife Orchestra, Big Band Splash, JnJO, Danny
and the Cappers, Azimuth 3 +1, Lil Gizelle and various DJ’s.