KAROLINA ALMGREN PROJEKT

Karolina Almgren stands out as an excellent improviser and an innovative composer/arranger. A rising star on the Swedish jazz scene.
She has composed for the professional Bohuslän Big Band in Sweden. With her sister Malin she runs the successful duo Sisters of Invention, who in 2016 won Euro Radio Jazz Competition in Amsterdam and 2017 won the Swedish award ”Jazzkatten” as best group of the year.
Karolina has also been nominated for the same prize in the categories: Best musician (2017) and best composer (2019).

Karolina Almgren Projekt
LIVE I UMEÅ
OYR015 Oh Yeah Records release 6 December 2019

The truly unique instrument setting of soprano saxophone, cello, double bass and two drumsets makes Karolina Almgren Projekt stand out as a super exciting jazz group  With open minds and a big amount of focus the five established musicians create music together. Each one of them contributing with their on personal touch, creating a new and fresh group sound.
The quintet is Karolina Almgren´s latest constellation, they play a mix of the celebrated saxophone players own compositions and rearranged old folk and jazz melodies. The music has a strong focus on rhythms and melodies, it´s full of contrasts and surprises.

Karolina Almgren - saxophone
Svante Henryson - cello
Isa Savbrant - double bass
Martina Almgren - drums&percussion
Malin Almgren - drums&glockenspiel


All arrangements by Karolina Almgren
Composer Karolina Almgren: 2, 7, 9, 10
Wayne Shorter: 3 Duke Ellington: 4 Jimmy Van Heusen: 8 Trad: 1, 5, 6
Recorded 22 November 2018 at Umeå Jazzstudio by Daniel Nygaard  
Mixed och mastered by Henrik Alsér 
Produced by OH YEAH RECORDS 2019

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Karolina Almgren solo at Nefertiti Jazz Club 29 November 2019

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Karolina Almgren©Lina Arvidsson
Karolina Almgren © Lina Arvidsson
Karolina Almgren © Lina Arvidsson