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Anders Bergcrantz   [andersbergcrantz]
Malmφ Sweden
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Jazz trumpet soloist Anders Bergcrantz

Voted #2 Best Trumpeter in The World!


”Anders Bergcrantz may be the best trumpet player of my generation. His flawless
technique matched by a fertile intellect make him the player I always want to hear. His
playing has helped me develop as a trumpet player”
"... one of the all time great jazz trumpet players of our time."
-Dr Michael A Missiras, professor of emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead "

”The only one playing that shit!
-Dave Liebman

Selected list of some great awards, prizes and grants that Anders Bergcrantz has received
through the years:

• Voted #2 Best Trumpeter in The World according to the 31st annual Jazz Station Poll
results by Brazil born Jazz historian & Jazz educator Arnaldo DeSouteiro
• The Harry Arnold Award 2010
• Django d'Or Award 2010
• Eslφv Town Prize of Honour 2009
• The Golden Record for best jazz recording of the year "About Time" 2007
• The Jazz Cat Award in the category Jazz artist of the year 2007
• Swedish Radio's Listener Award 2007
• The STIM Grant 2002
• Nominated together with trumpeter Hεkan Hardenberger for the Nordic Council
Culture Award
• The Golden Record for best jazz recording of the year "In this together" 1995
• The SKAP Grant 1994
• The Danish Grammy Award together with The Jan Kaspersen Quintet for the record
"Heavy Smoke" 1994
• Jazz musician of the year 1993
• Malmφ City's Composer Award 1993
• Malmφ City's Culture Grant 1990
• Comp-89 1989
• Jazz in Sweden tour of 1985
• The Golden Record for best jazz recording of the year "Montreux and more" together
with Tolvan Big Band 1984
• Genarps Culture Award 1983

Anders is;

• Touring all over the world in jazz clubs, festivals and concert houses with his own
constellations or as guest soloist with various bands, symphony orchestras, big bands.

• Often working as a clinician all over the world. Holding master classes/ clinics and
private trumpet lessons in universities and conservatories globally.

• Having a discography of more than 60 CD records as featured soloist. Anders has
recorded 7 brilliant and highly successful CDs as a bandleader.

Anders has performed with;

• Mike Brecker
• John Scofield (Member of the Miles Davis Band)
• Mike Stern (Member of the Miles Davis Band)
• Royal Stockholm Symphony Orchestra
• McCoy Tyner
• Lee Konitz
• The Dublin Radio Symphony Orchestra
• Norwegian Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra
• Dave Liebman's QUEST
• Richie Beirach Quintet
• Billy Harper (Member of Art Blakey & Jazz Messengers)
• Victor Lewis
• Monica Zetterlund
• Billy Hart
• and many others.....

Press quotes;

• ”...the wonderful Anders Bergcrantz...”, Jack Bowers

• ”...He belongs to the great soloists of Jazz, irrespective of what side of the Atlantic you
look...” OJ, Jφrgen Φstberg

• ”...Bergcrantz is world class...” THE WIRE, Richard Cook

• ”...flows with lovely long lines...” JAZZ TIMES, Dave Burns

• ”... (In a certain way he’s the man on the spot here. Given the sense of
Miles ghost wafting through these proceedings, the brassman on hand better have
something to say. No worries here. Bergcrantz fills those shoes admirably).
He’s blowing tough and lyrical with a gorgeous softball tone, burning or
sighing as the music requires, and the knack for the right effect...” CADENCE
MAGAZINE, David Dupont

• ”...Scandinavian trumpeter has rare talent...” NEW JERSEYS
Entertainment guide, Terrence James

• ”...most exciting soloist...” CODA MAGAZINE, John Norris

• ”...Bergcrantz-a master...” SDS, Alexander Agrell