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Jan Lundgren

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: March 22, 1966    

Lundgren, born in Kristianstad in southern Sweden on March 22nd 1966, and raised in Ronneby, Blekinge, had his first piano lessons at age five. He was soon discovered to have an exceptional musical talent. After a long period of classical training, he discovered jazz more or less by chance in the late 1980’s. He was instantly hooked, rapidly absorbed the jazz piano tradition from Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner to Bud Powell and Bill Evans, and acquired a depth of knowledge of the Great American Songbook like possibly no other European jazz pianist.

While sailing through his studies at the renowned Royal College of Music in Malmö, he also took up a busy schedule as a professional musician that quickly helped to build his reputation in Sweden. Discovered by Swedish bebop legend Arne Domnérus, he frequently played with other Swedish stars like Putte Wickman and Bernt Rosengren....
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    Flowers of Sendai

    Bee Jazz
    2014
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    Back 2 Back

    Volenza
    2012
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    Tribute!

    Volenza
    2012
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    European Standards

    ACT Music
    2009
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    A Swinging Rendezvous

    Megafon
    2007
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    Magnum Mysterium

    ACT Music
    2007
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    Plays the Music of Jule Styne

    Sittel Records
    2004
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