Gustav Lundgren Trio
A beautiful mix of rhythms and genres from around the world, all with the characteristic sound of the gypsy guitar.
Gustav Lundgren is one of Sweden's most prominent jazz guitarists right now. He was born in Stockholm 1980, started to play guitar at age 12. He studied music in Stockholm, Bollnäs and Svalöv between 1996-2000. Gustav started to play at clubs around Stockholm at age 16 and made his first tour to Spain with his own trio at age 19. Between 2000-2011 Gustav toured Japan, USA, Indonesia, England, Brazil, France, Syria, Turkey, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, Algeria, Latvia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway & Finland with different jazz groups. He has recorded over 50 CDs as a side man and 8 solo albums. Gustav Lundgren has been working with names like: Jimmy Rosenberg, Jorge Rossy, Lelo Nika, Dorado Schmitt, The Swedish House Mafia, Marian Petrescu, Rasmus Faber & Gustavo Bergalli.
Gustav Lundgren is well known within Jazz, Gypsy-Swing and House. He has also composed & recorded music for TV commercials (MTV, TV4) and produced CDs for artists like Jelena Jangfeldt and Hot Club de Suede. Gustav has performed in both TV and Radio in many different countries including the USA.
In 2004 Gustav was honored with his own signature guitar model from AJL-Guitars.
In 2005 he received the Louis Armstrong Scholarship.
In 2009 & 2011 he was honored with grants from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
"Gustav Lundgren is a world class guitarist who is creating his own swinging approach to music, combining elements from the masters with his unique sound, lines and technique. Keep your ears on the north, Sweden has a gem up there named Gustav Lundgren! "
/ Jonathan Kreisberg
WOMEX 2018 SELECTION
Gustav Lundgren: guitar
Martin Höper: double bass
Ola Bothzén: guitar