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Lindvall, Lars

Lindvall, Lars, composer, trumpet, piano; b. Eksjo, Schweden, 28 May 1962.

He started to play trumpet and piano at the age of 8. During his teens he played in several bigbands and combos as well as in an orchestra. He studied music in Graz/Austria and graduated in 1989 receiving an award from the cultural department in Vienna.

In the following years Lars played as a professional musician all over Europe. He received a scholarship from the Berklee School of Music where he had the opportunity to study with Herb Pomeroy, Hal Crook, Greg Hopkins and Bob Freeman. In 1992 he graduated from Berklee and received the Clark Terry and Quincy Jones Award. He has worked with Bobby McFerrin, Mel Lewis, Jay Clayton, Adelhard Roidinger, Nouvelle Cuisine, X-tra, Experimenti Berlin and many more.

Lindvall's experience covers a wide musical spectrum, from playing in churches to gigs in jazz clubs, from creating sound installations for art events to performances on radio and television. He focuses on live-bands mixing jazz, classical and latin musical idioms with his swedish roots. As a producer and musician he has been involved in the production of more than 30 CD's in 7 countries. He is also teaching composition, arrangement and trumpet at the Jazz Schools of Basel and Luzern.

Lindvall offers workshops for professional musicians as well as for people who wish to start experiencing music as a quality in life.

Recordings:
Life is breath; Hello!Wave ; Hello!Kite
As co-leader/composer:
X-tra: Electric Poems (1989), Live Traks (1993); Pago Libre: Extempora (1990); Jazz & More: Berklee College of Music/USA (1992); Jazzschule Basel: Takes from Jazzschule Basel (1993); Bluenaissance: in between (1997); Interkantonales Blasabfuhr (1999)
As sideperson:
Orchesterforum: aus dem liederbuch der grenzgange (1985); Tangavan latin band (1988); Nouvelle Cuisine: Flambe'e (1988), Elephant Terrine (1990), Phrygian Flight (1994); Gabriele Hasler's Personal Notebook: Foolish Music (1991); Blob: all this dark matter (1992); Creative works orchestra: Willisau and more (1993); Heinrich von Kalneien group: New directions (1995), Perfect world (1998); Milarepa: Cloud Watching, Music from the world of Osho (1995); Secret passion orchestra: Wait until dark (1996); Hans Feigenwinter: In, Brambus (1996); Stefano Saccon: Drum'n' brass (1999)
As guest-soloist:
Geo Matric: Wake up (1989); Hermes, Hofnarr, Alrune: Damir & mama's mafia (1993); Niki Reiser: The Music Of The Dani Levy Films (1993); Bhakta: The other shore (1994); Muhlbacher/Dafeldecker: Diphtongs (1994); Madhuro: I keep on loving you (1996);
Vocal Contact Plus: Out Of Darkness (1997); John Wolf Brennan: Mockba-Felix Scenen (1997); Rudiger Oppermann: Frigale Balance (1998); Kurt Gaulhofer: Himberorchester (1999)

Bibliography:
Start To Improvise: A guidebook with audio used in schools and colleges in USA, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Contact information:
www.atmomusic.com
info@atmomusic.com

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