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Jan Lundgren

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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September 14, 2015

Jan Lundgren: A Retrospective

September 08, 2014

Interview: Jan Lundgren

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Albums

A Retrospective
A Retrospective
Fresh Sound
2015
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Flowers of Sendai
Flowers of Sendai
Bee Jazz
2014
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Back 2 Back
Back 2 Back
Volenza
2012
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Tribute!
Tribute!
Volenza
2012
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European Standards
European Standards
ACT Music
2009
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Magnum Mysterium
Magnum Mysterium
ACT Music
2007
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