With his smoking, hard-hitting -Funk Unit-, the man with the Red Horn has been responsible for a bunch of successful CDs over the past years. His concerts from Stockholm to Beijing have been met with ecstatic acclamation. In duo with pianist Esbjörn Svensson, he has elevated Swedish folk music to the level of subdued works of art. As the artistic director of the 2001 Berlin Jazz Festival, designed a state of the art presentation of Scandinavian trends and moods. In May 2002 Nils was honored with the `Tore Ehrling-prize´ by the Swedish Society Of Popular Composers for -His outstanding contribution to spread swedish jazz music around the globe-.
He is a world-class soloist and artist with heart and soul: Nils Landgren. Fotoquelle : http://www.nilslandgren.com/