Jacob Karlzon

Jacob Karlzon’s music is at the intersection of Scandinavian expressions like space, melancholy, sensitivity and heat. Jacob Karlzon has been compared with Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett and Sweden’s legendary pianist Jan Johansson. Jacob’s playing style is characterized by technical brilliance, exceptional rhythmic and harmonic complexity, and a great feeling for form. Jacob Karlzon is a jazz veteran. He released his first album in 1992. Since then, he has recorded five more albums under his own name and been featured on at least 40 other albums. Over the years, he has received numerous awards and distinctions. He was awarded the Jazz in Sweden award in 1997 with the Malmo-blue Pages combo and was also voted Newcomer to the Year in the annual Swedish Radio jazz critic poll. He was voted Musician-of-the Year in 2010 by Swedish Radio’s annual Jazz Critic Poll and received the Django d’Or award as Contemporary Star of Jazz. He has performed with many jazz legends, including Kenny Wheeler and Bob Berg, Caecilie norby, Nils Berggren, and Billy Cobham. Jacob’s first solo piano album was released in autumn 2008. In the autumn 2008, Jacob released his first solo piano album. Improvisational three was Jacob’s third volume. Jacob was inspired by Maurice Ravel and interpret it. The album was a huge success with critics. Jacob’s own trio is the most important forum. JK3 has been on tour in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, Germany and China. He also played festivals and clubs for raveing audiences. from http://jacobkarlzon.com

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