Free Event (Reservation Required)
November 2（Mon） 11:00-12:00
A workshop for local jazz players by Magnus Lindgren, a virtuoso full of musicality.
Magnus Lindgren, saxophone, flute, clarinet
Magnus Lindgren, saxophone, flute, clarinet Magnus Lindgren is a multi-talented creator of music. His ability to express himself on the tenorsax, clarinet or flute wears the sign of a real master. However, he is also able to explore interesting music on several other instruments. Multi is a good expression of this gifted person. As a composer he has a great potential to fulfil his own creative impulses. He dresses them in a melodical costume, optimal for the stylish frame that is proper for the moment. Born in Västerås, Sweden in 1974, Magnus Lindgren started to play the saxophone at age 13. His first big tour was at the age of 18 with the Peter Johannesson Band and Herbie Hancock. Over the years he also worked with Joe Sample, Wilton Felder, James Ingram, Koop, Bob Mintzer and opera singer Barbara Hendricks. A graduate of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, he has gained a lot of attention in Sweden with his debut album "Way Out" (1999) that was nominated for a Swedish Grammy. His big band album "Paradise Open" (2001) with the Swedish Radio Jazz Group was awarded a Swedish Grammy and other prizes as well. Magnus Lindgren was Sweden's Jazz Musician of the Year in 2001 and won a Swedish Django d'Or in 2006. He was also commissioned to write music for the Nobel Prize Banquet (2003). With his quartet he regularly tours Europe and has played some big festivals.