PIANIST/VOC/COMPOSER from Sweden. ( Ede Jämtland) Graduated 2001 Royal university of music in Stockholm (jazzpiano) Working with her own band Maria Kvist quartet,Stockholm vodou orch,Ellman/larsson const, Zetterlund i våra hjärtan, and many more
Stim composers 2001
SKAP award 2012
“Maria Kvist is a pianist and singer and her jazz voice is breathtaking! She has an amazing alto player in Linus Kåse and two swinging rhythm musicians; drummer Isak Andersson and bassist Sven Erik Johansson. I don’t know how they manage to do it but they perform every single track in a way that gives me goose bumps.”
- Thomas Nydahl, Lira (2008)
“Kvist is expressive , humorous and skilled as both pianist, singer, composer and lyricist.”
- Bertil Sundin, Orkesterjournalen (2008)
“Maria Kvist’s voice is soflty changeable with a nice precision. Meanwhile she also sings with cat like playfulness...