Anna Lundqvist Music

 

 

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YOKE. Vocals and bass. So simple and so hard. How do you choose the songs and arrangements that set them both free from the instrumental traditional norms and rules? Anna and Martin plays their favorite jazz standards, original tunes and other genres in new directions. They want to develop the duo sound and make the bass and voice equal in the interplay and arrangements.

ANNA LUNDQVIST

Born in Stockholm 1977. Educated at Skurups program for jazz musicians, with a final exam in 2000. Since then she’s been working, mostly with her own music, as a vocalist, composer, arranger and producer. Released her fifth album MEWE in September 2017 together with her quintet, ALQ, her main band. She also arranges music for big band, combo and her second band Anna Lundqvist Brass Magic. As a daytime job she’s the artistic director at Musikakademi Vänersborg, the jazz and improvisation dept.

MARTIN OLSSON

Born in Uddevalla 1980, south west of Sweden. Educated at Academy of music and drama, in Gothenburg. Martin is a freelance bassist and guitarist. He also produce music, all genres. Since 2005 he’s been touring the world with all kinds of projects as Gentlemen and Gangsters (swing band), Gunnar Källström (Swedish folk singer), big bands and combos. Unlike Anna, Martin’s working with a wider spectra of genres and can be found in both shows, theaters, TV-productions, jazz clubs and arenas.