Martin Tingvall

Martin Tingvall was a southern Swedish native, born in Schonen in 1974. He attended a music high-school and studied composition, jazz piano, and improvisation at ‘Skurups Folkhogskola,’ then at the Malmo Academy of Music. He was also able to take an overseas semester at Groningen conservatoire in the Netherlands. Martin Tingvall finished his degree in 1999 with a concert at Malmo Academy. He moved to Hamburg that same year, where he collaborated with many well-known musicians from different musical genres such as Inga Rudolph, Orange Blue, and Udo Lindenberg. As a special guest, he has been seen on stage with Till Bronner and Chris Barber, Kurt Elling, Kurt Elling, and Pete York. He was a composer and composed pieces for the “Vier Pianisten” (Four Pianists), four different types of pianists: Sebastian Knauer and Martin Tingvall on two grand pianos. This included a Christmas song for Rolf Zuckowsky, an Orelsan rap song, and the musical “Was ihr willt” after William Shakespeare (Twelfth night), which was commissioned by the Staatstheater Kiel and in collaboration with SWR Bigband. Martin Tingvall is also an author and a film music composer. He composed the music for many television productions, including several episodes of Tatort’s crime series. The Tingvall Tiro was founded by Martin Tingvall and Jurgen Spiegel, the percussionist, and Omar Rodriguez Calvo the bassist. The first of two acclaimed piano solo albums was released in 2012. Martin Tingvall is a lyrical aesthete among jazz piano players. He has composed all the works for the Tingvall Trio and has won three ECHO Jazz prizes as well as five Jazz Awards in Gold, one IMPALA Award, and the Hamburg music prize HANS. His solo albums, “En Ny Dag” and “Distance”, have shown him a different side of his creativity, which has also earned him a Jazz Award for Gold. From

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