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Fredrik Kronkvist

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: July 25, 1975    

The powerful and soulful altoman Fredrik Kronkvist is considered one of Europe’s finest alto saxophonists and takes charge whenever he is in the spotlight. Fredrik is an award-winning saxophonist and he has several albums out as a leader. Both his writing and improvisational skills are on display when he gives the audience his experience in drawing the heat from a tune with his big sound.

He is leading his own band where he presents a quartet, consisting of musicians from the vanguard of today's jazzscene. His strong, creative spirit combined with a profound knowledge of the instrument and jazz has made him into one of Sweden’s international jazz stars....
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Awards

Newcomer of the Year by Swedish National Radio 2003 International Jazz 2003 by Jazz Hoeilart Belgium
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    Altitude

    Sittel Records
    2003
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Featured recording “Constant Continuum”

Latest Release

Constant Continuum

Self Produced (2010)

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All Music Guide: ”Fredrik Kronkvist has a passionate sound on alto”

Jazzreview: ”With his smoking attack and drive, Kronkvist has raised the bar a few notches”

“He is always in the moment”

“Kronkvist being one of many excellent musicians who continue to improve and push the envelope”

“A very much in demand musician”

Jazz Stage: ”one of the most exciting young soloists coming out of Sweden in recent years”


alto: Selmer MK6 -55
soprano: Selmer MK6
tenor: Selmer MK6 -62
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