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Mats Gustafsson

Mats Gustafsson
Born: Oct 29, 1964 in Umea, Sweden
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: Swedish reeds player and improviser Mats Gustafsson's extended saxophone techniques draw equally from the fiery free jazz blowing tradition and the European microtonal schools. Born in 1964 in the culturally rich area of Umeå, he was exposed at a young age to various Swedish improvisers such as saxophonist ...Read full biography
Windows: The Music of Steve Lacy
Released: 2000
Label: Blue Chopsticks
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What a pleasant surprise! The Swedish multi-reed maestro, he of the coruscatingly wild fluteophone attacks, turns to the relatively calm and linear world of Steve Lacy and finds a very happy medium in ...Read full review
Hidros One
Released: 2001
Label: Caprice Records
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Hidros One marked a major, very encouraging step in the career of Swedish multi-reed threat Mats Gustafsson. Always an impressive player, even when his technique came close to overshadowing his persona, ...Read full review
More Mats Gustafsson albums: Main Albums (49), Singles & EPs (5)