Biography Fredrik Kronkvist



Fredrik Kronkvist
The powerful and soulful altoman Fredrik Kronkvist is considered one of Europe’s finest alto saxophonists and takes charge whenever he is in the spotlight.

Fredrik is an award-winning saxophonist and he has several albums out as a leader.

Both his writing and improvisational skills are on display when he gives the audience his experience in drawing the heat from a tune with his big sound.

He is leading his own band where he presents a quartet, consisting of musicians from the vanguard of today´s jazz scene.

His strong, creative spirit combined with a profound knowledge of the instrument and jazz has made him into one of Sweden’s international jazz stars.

2016. Fredrik Kronkvist was Nominated for a Swedish Grammy 2016 for the album MONK VIBES feat. Jason Marsalis, Reuben Rogers & Gregory Hutchinson! Touring Europe with the Monk Vibes album. Touring Europe with and Records Fredrik Kronkvist AFRO CUBAN SUPREME feat. Jason Marsalis, Eliel Lazo & Miriam Aïda.

2015. Releases MONK VIBES feat. Jason Marsalis, Reuben Rogers and Gregory Hutchinson. European releasetour and great reviews in the Nordic press. European tour and recording with Martin Sjöstedt, Ameen Saleem & Gregory Hutchinson.

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