Fredrik Lundin

Born: April 7, 1964    Primary Instrument: Reeds

Fredrik Lundin

Since arriving on the Danish Jazz scene in 1981 this elegant and explosive musician has been searching relentlessly into the realms of experimental and contemporary music. A truly original and virtuoso voice, performing in bands such as his own 11-piece roots/blues/jazz oriented Fredrik Lundin Overdrive, his quintet Offpiste Gurus, featuring singer Trine-Lise Væring, the quintet Silhouette which he co-leads with altoist Christina von Bülow, the improv-trio Sound of Choice with Hasse Poulsen, the ECM-recording and border-crossing Jon Balke Magnetic North Orchestra, Marilyn Mazur Group, and the so called “beatles-jazz” group Radiostar...
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Sørens Penge in '82et Léonie Sonnings Musikfond (-84), JASA-prisen (the jazz journalists award) (-86) Hafnias Tonekunstnerlegat ('91) DJBFA's honorary award in '96 Kunstfondens 3 year grant A grant from Laurens Bogtman Fonden in '97 The Ben Webster Prize 2007
Will be forthcomming.
As leader: "Twilight Land" with his quartet (1986, Stunt) "The Cycle" with his Sextet (1987, Salut); "Pieces of..." featuring Paul Bley (1990, Stunt); "People, Places, Times & Faces" featuring Palle Danielsson, Kenneth Knudsen, Audun Kleive and Trine-Lise Vaering (1992, Storyville); "Desde el norte..." with Dos Mundos (a fusion of argentinian folkmusic and jazz 1997, Stunt); "Music For Dancers and Dreamers" (1997, Stunt); "Choose Your Boots" with Overdrive (2001, Stunt) (awarded the Danish Music Award for best Jazzrelease) "Belly-up, Fredrik Lundin & Overdrive Plays the Music of Leadbelly" (2004, Stunt), also awarded the Danish Music Award for best jazzrelease.

"Offpiste Gurus" w. Offpiste Gurus (2010 Stunt Records) "Nat" w. Lundin Danemo Kvintett (2011, Kopasetic Productions) As sideman on about 50 other, among them "Diverted Travels" w. Jon Balke Magnetic North Orchestra on ECM records.

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Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Head of saxophone department at Rhythmic Conservatory Copenhagen.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
I do saxophone clinics, main-topic being sound. I do ensemble workshops, most often with my own music. Frequently these workshops concludes with live concerts in front of an audience.

Tenor, barytone, and soprano saxophones, flute and bass flute.

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