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Lars Danielsson

Lars Danielsson is among the best jazz bass players in Sweden. His deeply melodic playing provides provided depth towards the music of a global cast of jazz players including vocalist Caecilie Norby, saxophonist Rick Margitza, guitarist John Abercrombie, trumpet participant Kenny Wheeler, and percussionist Trilok Gurtu. He documented with Lars Jansson’s Trio 84 as well as the Eternal Today as well as the Lars Jansson Trio. An associate of Hans Ulrik’s Jazzpar 99 Combo, which highlighted guitarist John Scofield and drummer Peter Erskine, Danielsson eventually performed, alongside saxophone/clarinet participant Tony Coe, in Carsten Dahl’s Jazzpar 2000 Combo. Danielsson provides garnered significant acclaim being a bandleader. His 1994 record, Far North, highlighted accompaniment by soprano saxophonist David Liebman, pianist Bobo Stenson, and drummer Jon Christensen, while his 1997 record, Origo, was documented with guitarist John Abercrombie and drummer Adam Nussbaum. 2005’s sparse and thoughtful Libera Me highlighted the Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, 2007’s Pasodoble relied intensely over the nimble hands of Polish pianist Leszek Mozdzer, and 2009’s Tarantella protected a whole selection of styles, including Euro-classical chamber music and traditional Scandinavian folk.

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