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Jonas Kullhammar

Jonas Kullhammar (September 2, 1978 in Nacka, Sweden) is a Swedish jazz composer, saxophonist and is one of Sweden's most established jazz musicians.

Since 1998 his main group has been Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, and he has participated on over 150 records as a sideman. In year 2000 he released his debut recording, the self-produced “Salut”. It won him Sweden Radio's Jazz Cat award as the newcomer of the year. He also received the Django D'or award and received the price Sweden Radio's Jazz Cat as Jazz Musician of The Year in Sweden two years in a row. The group also received the award for jazz group of the year. Since then the band has toured around the world and released more CDs. Jonas is also a founding member of the groups Kullrusk and Nacka Forum. Since 2000 he runs the record label Moserobie, that releases mainly Swedish and Norwegian jazz groups.

Kullhammar has worked with artists and bands The (International) Noise Conspiracy, Carlos Garnett, Nicolai Dunger, Fredrik Norén Band, The Torbjörn Zetterberg Hot Five, Sonic Mechatronik Arkestra, Peanuts Hucko, The Plan, Nina Ramsby, Goran Kajfes, Marcus Strickland, Eldkvarn, Jupiter Trio, The Core, Mulatu Astatke, Salem Al Fakir, The Hives, Ted Curson, Chick Corea, Jason Moran, Dungen, Rickie Lee Jones and many more.

Awards

Django d'Or award 2004 (Contemporary star of jazz) Stallbröderna award Arne Domnérus Guldsaxen Award 2006 Alice Babs Award 2008 Lars Gullin Award 2016 Jan Johansson Award 2017 Svenska Jazzriksförbundets "Kjell-Ake Svensson" Award Sigma award, co:Ellington society Sandrew "Tore Browaldh" award Royal Music Academy award 2015 Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2002 with Nacka Forum Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2003 with JKQ for Plays Loud for The People Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2004 with Kullrusk Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2005 with JKQ & NBB - Snake City North Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2006 with JKQ - Son of a Drummer Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2009 with JKQ - The Half Naked Truth Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2013 with JKQ - Son of a Drummer Nominated for a Swedish grammy 2014 for the "Gentlemen - original motion picture jazz tracks" Nominated for a Manifest Award 2006 with JKQ - Låt Det Vara Nominated for a Manifest Award 2009 with JKQ - The Half Naked Truth Aftonbladets "Jazz musician of the year" 2001 Swedish jazz critics "Jazzkatten" awards for: Newcomer of the year 2000 Jazz Artist of The Year 2002 Jazz Artist of The Year 2003 Jazz Group Of The Year 2002 (Jonas Kullhammar Quartet)


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On The Asylum

Moserobie
2021

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Berit In Space

Moserobie
2020

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Are You Happy ?

Moserobie
2020

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We Are The World

Moserobie
2016

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Basement Sessions...

Clean Feed Records
2015

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Gentlemen

Moserobie
2015

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