Gustav Lundgren Trio (Sweden)

Gustav Lundgren Trio (Sweden)
concert - 22 september 17.00

Gustav Lundgren trio (Sweden)
Gustav Lundgren – Guitars,
Martin Widlund – Guitars,
Andreas Unge – Bass.
The press called him "Sweden's new guitar comet", a great guitar player with a very soulful approach to music, beautiful tone, great sense of rhythm and original compositions. "It's almost impossible not to love this music." ...his sense of melody and harmonic ideas reflects the sophistication of his musical voice and technique." Just Jazz Guitar " Keep your ears on the north, Sweden has a gem up there named Gustav Lundgren! " Jonathan Kreisberg Gustav Lundgren is one of Sweden's premier jazz guitarists , with influences from genres as Spanish Flamenco, South American boleros and Cuban songs takes Gustav Lundgren Trio Djangomusiken to new heights. He studied music in Stockholm, Bollnäs and Svalöv between 1996-2000. Gustav started to play at clubs around Stockholm at age 16 and made his first tour to Spain with his own trio at age 19. He toured Japan, USA, Indonesia, England, Brazil, France, Syria, Turkey, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway & Finland with different jazz groups. He has recorded over 45 CDs as a side man and 7 solo albums. Gustav Lundgren has been working with names like: Jimmy Rosenberg, Jorge Rossy, Lelo Nika, Dorado Schmitt, Dick Oatts, Marian Petrescu, Rasmus Faber & Gustavo Bergalli. He has also composed & recorded music for TV commercials (MTV, TV4) and produced CDs for artists like Jelena Jangfeldt and Hot Club de Suede. Bands that Gustav Lundgren participate in: Gustav Lundgren Quartet, Stockholm Swing All Stars, Fredrik Lindborg Quartet, Django Project. - In 2004 Gustav was honored with his own signature guitar model from AJL-Guitars. - In 2005 he received the Louis Armstrong Scholarship. - In 2009 he was honored with a grant from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee. Martin Vidlund Graduated from Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, with grade level- International Baccalaureate. He is an extraordinaire gypsy-jazz guitarist and a higt respected music professor. He has collaborated with la Jonas Kullhammar, Stockholm Swing All Stars, Hot Club de Suede & Wille Crafoord. Andreas Unge has a degree from Musikkonservatoriet (Royal Music College) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Andreas is probably most known today as one of Europe’s most in-demand freelance musicians, with bass as his main instrument. He is also a well-respected producer and is behind several commercial hits for European artists, as Ricky Martin, Christian Waltz and Simone Moreno as well as several Swedish singers, as Robyn, Jennifer Brown, Jessica Folcker and Stephen Simmonds. He has also been the orchestra leader for several big Swedish artists. He has played on albums for Westlife, the Swedish folk music singer Sofia Karlsson and Henok (Ethiopian pop).