Born: July 25, 1975
The powerful and soulful altoman Fredrik Kronkvist is considered one of Europeâ€™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 todayÂ's jazzscene. His strong, creative spirit combined with a profound knowledge of the instrument and jazz has made him into one of Swedenâ€™s international jazz stars....
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