Bio

Born 1966, Sweden
Plays alto-, tenor-, soprano-, and baritone saxophone.
Tours internationally within the fields of jazz and improrelated music.
Makes music for theatre, film, music to poetry and sound installations.
Composes for Trespass Trio, Angles 9, All Included and Martin Küchen & Landaeus trio .

2015
5 year scholarship from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
w Angles 9 Skopje International Jazzfestival
Vilnius International Jazzfestival
Jazz autumn, Krakow
Taktlos festival, Zürich
w All Included Saalfelden International Jazz festival
Artacts festival
tour in Norway w Per Zanussi Ensemble
tour in Poland w Tyto Alba

2014
Scandinavian tour w Fire Orchestra
tour w Trondheim Jazzorchestra
release of the LP “Four lamentations and one wicked dream of Innocence” (Moserobie)
Novara Jazzfestival, Italy w Angles 9
Konfrontationen jazzfestival, Austria w Angles 9
Sound disobedince-festival, Ljubljana w Looper
tour w The Heat Death
trio concerts in Stockholm w Steve Noble and Johan Berthling

2013
To Canada/USA w Trondheim Jazzorchestra
New Directions-festival w Fire Orchestra
tours w All Included
performs w Angles 10 @ Saalfelden Jazzfestival
world premiere of Killing the houses, killing the trees dance and music piece
concerts w Keith Rowe in Vienna
concerts w Trespass trio in the Ukraine and Moscow
Europe tour w Angles 9

2012
release the solo LP “Hellstorm” (Mathka)
solo tour in the Balkan
new groups: Fracture Mechanics, The Heat Death, Three Babies (w Steve Beresford)
duo tour in Spain, Italy, France etc w Seijiro Murayama
participate New Perspective 2012-festival
Records the LP “In our Midst”(Clean Feed) live in Hasselt, Belgium

2011
Awarded The “Nutida Sound” award for the solo CD “The lie & the orphanage”
Voted in El Intruso best of 2010 Poll
2010
Festival Com a Minim, Barcelona, Spain (solo, Chip Shop Music)
Tour Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia (solo)
Tour Switzerland and France (Looper)
Tour France (Exploding Customer)
Tour Germany, Poland and Czeck Republic (solo)
Tour Portugal (Angles)
Tour Sweden (w Keith Rowe and Seymour Wright)
Ring Ring Festival 2010, Belgrade, Serbia (Angles)
Jazz Cerkno Festival 2010, Cerkno, Slovenia (Angles)
2009
Festival Irtijal, Beirut, Lebanon (Agape)
Coimbra Festival jazz Ao Centro, Portugal (Angles)
The Unnamed Music Festival, London and Leeds, UK (w Keith Rowe and Seymour Wright)
Tampere Jazz Happening 2009, Finland (Angles)
Tour Poland (solo)
Tours with Zanussi 5
Festival Electronic Arts, Dublin, Ireland (w Toshi Nakamura and Chip Shop Music)
2008
Tour Japan (solo)
I and E music festival, Dublin, Ireland (Chip Shop Music + Axel Dörner)
Maijazz, Stavanger, Norway (w Zanussi 5) + more gigs in Norway and Poland during the year
Tour in Portugal (Agape)
Nattjazz, Bergen, Norway (Angles)
Siberian Jazz Society Jazz Festival, Novosibirsk, Russia (Trespass trio w Andreas Larsson)
Umeå International Jazz Festival 2008 (Angles)
The Song Is You festival, Warszawa, Poland (solo)
Fylkingen´s 75th year Anniversary, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2007
Tour Norway, Poland, Germany and Spain (Looper w John Tilbury)
Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon Festival 2007 (UNSK)
Tour Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia (Ring Ring festival 2007) (Exploding Customer)
Tour Lebanon, Syria, Egypt ( w Agape + Zerang, Kerbaj, Shenaoui, Yassin)
Tour France (Looper w John Tilbury)
Tour Mexico (Exploding Customer)
2006
Stockholm New Music Festival (Öivind Torvund piece; memeber of the musical ensemble)
Tour Poland (Agape)
Tour Italy (Looper w John Tilbury)
Kaleidophon festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria (Looper w John Tilbury)
Cerkno Jazz festival, Slovenia (Exploding Customer)
Molde International Jazz Festival 2006 (Exploding Customer)
2005
Ultima Festival, Oslo, Norway ( Looper w John Tilbury)
concerts in Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
Installation work w Katerina Mistal, Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm New Music festival (Frontroom Ensemble)
2004
Tour US (UNSK)
Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland (Exploding Customer)
Umeå International Jazz Festival, Sweden (Exploding Customer)
Festival Explorateur Associé, Lorgues, France(Sound of Mucus)
Tour Scandinavia(Looper)
Installation work together with visual artist Katerina Mistal and project manager Hans Andrén
2003
Composes and solo performs the music to the theatre act ”Woyzeckmaskinen” (Teatermaskinen)
Tour UK(Sound of Mucus)
Tour Germany(UNSK)
2002
Tour Sweden/Norway (Sirone trio)
Tour Sweden (w Beins, Neumann, Berthling)
2001
Tour Scandinavia and Poland(Nordic low Noise project w Klapper/Strid/Kornstad)
Tour Sweden(Bohman Brothers/Cloudchamber)
Concerts in Athens, London, Berlin
Being in the committee and production board of Fylkingen
2000
SOUNDS-festival, Stockholm(Hogwash)
Curates the two-day festival ”Music for the big minority” at Anagram, Stockholm
1998
Composes together w Cosimo the music to ”The murder of Marat”, Aliasteatern, Stockholm
1997
Musician Cirkus Cirkör
Performs and tours w ”På” and ”Kod XY”
1996
Musician Cirkus Cirkör
Performs and tours w ”Ur kaos föds allting”