Playing all of the saxophones and the occasional clarinet part, Anders got his start in music taking piano lessons, singing in church choirs and playing saxophone and piano in the public school bands. In 1991 Anders graduated from Luther College and in 1994 he completed his Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Svanoe presents originality within the now decades-old
tradition of free improvisation - a welcome, promising, and
especially inventive presence as the music finds a new
Neil Tesser, author of “The Playboy Guide to Jazz”
Here’s a collection of compromises that includes some must-
hear musical events.... “VII” is a bold baritone sax solo by
John Litweiler, author of “Ornette Coleman: A Harmolodic Life”
Anders Svanoe’s extended baritone improvisation on “VII,” an
ingenious statement that conjures the aural countenances of
Harry Carney and Pat Patrick into a brilliant reduction.
Januray 27, 2007