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Emma Larsson

Born: October 7    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Emma Larsson

Let It Go, Emma Larsson’s latest release on Imogena Records, is a collection of vivid, self-penned pieces. As a young Scandinavian, Larsson inevitably has a strong interest in form and aesthetics. It means that the stretch of her interests and influences is global, but her viewpoint is strongly individual. The make up of her current Quintet reflects this global spread. From New York's jazz scene is pianist Benito Gonzalez. On the Scandinavian side are Finns Joonathan Rautio playing saxophone and Jukkis Uuotila on drums, and from Sweden, Christian Spering on bass. Specific influences are hard to pinpoint, but in her effort to integrate musical ideas with explicit vocalised themes Larsson draws on traditions of American jazz more than any other...
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”Larsson represents a new class of vocalists who are pushing the limits of jazz vocals to the edge of post bop conventional wisdom into a realm not otherwise traveled.”

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Intermediate to advanced students

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Let It Go
Imogena Records (2010)

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