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Anders Jormin

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Birth name  Anders Jormin
Name  Anders Jormin
Origin  Jonkoping, Sweden
Role  Bassist

Occupation(s)  Bassist, composer
Genres  Jazz
Instruments  Double bass
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Born  7 September 1957 (age 58) (1957-09-07)
Associated acts  Charles Lloyd, Bobo Stenson, Tomasz Stanko
Albums  Trees Of Light, Ad Lucem, In Winds - In Light, Cantando, Xieyi

Music group  Magnetic North Orchestra

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Anders Bertil Michael Jormin, born 7 September 1957 in Jönköping, is a Swedish bassist and composer.


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Jormin established a musical partnership with Bobo Stenson in the mid-1980s which led to international recognition playing with Charles Lloyd, in the early 1990s. In the late 1990s he also performed regularly with Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stańko.

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Jorman has played and toured internationally with many musicians including Elvin Jones, Don Cherry, Lee Konitz, Joe Henderson, Paul Motian, Rita Marcotulli, Norma Winstone, Mike Manieri, Mats Gustafsson, Albert Mangelsdorff, Dino Saluzzi, Marilyn Crispell and Kenny Wheeler.

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Anders Jormin also teaches double bass and improvisation and holds a Professorial post at the Academy of Music and Drama at Gothenburg University since 2002. In 1995 he undertook a visiting professorship at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. The same appointed him Doctor honores causa (honorary doctorate) in 2003.

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Anders Jormin Anders Jormin

Anders Jormin grew up in a musical family with a father who was a professional jazz musician and learned to perform jazz standards at an early age, he studied classical music on piano and bass at the University of Gothenburg and has a long-standing appreciation of folk music and combines classical music with folk and jazz in his compositional approach. Anders Jormin brother is a percussionist and pianist Christian Jormin.

Awards and recognition

Jormin has received several awards including the Jan Johansson Scholarship (1992), Jazz Kannan (1994) and a Swedish Grammy for best Jazz album with the Bobo Stenson Trio, Reflections (1996). In November 2010 he was awarded the Swedish Royal Music Academy Jazz Prize.

As leader

  • Nordic Lights (Dragon, 1984)
  • Eight Pieces (Dragon)
  • Alone (Dragon, 1991)
  • Jord (Dragon, 1995)
  • Once (Dragon)
  • Silvae (Dragon, 1998)
  • Xieyi (ECM, 2001)
  • In Winds, In Light (ECM, 2003)
  • Aviaja (Footprint, 2005)
  • Songs in Meantone (Footprint, 2011) – with Karin Nelson and Jonas Simonson
  • Ad Lucem (ECM, 2012)
  • Provenance (Footprint, 2013)
  • Between Always and Never (Swedish Society Discofil, 2014)
  • Trees of Light (ECM, 2015) – with Lena Willemark and Karin Nakagawa
  • As sideman

    With Don Cherry

  • Dona Nostra (ECM, 1994)
  • With Mark Feldman

  • What Exit (ECM, 2006)
  • With Charles Lloyd

  • Notes from Big Sur (ECM, 1992)
  • The Call (ECM, 1993)
  • All My Relations (ECM, 1994)
  • Canto (ECM, 1996)
  • With Tomasz Stańko

  • Matka Joanna (ECM, 1994)
  • Leosia (ECM, 1996)
  • From the Green Hill (ECM, 1998)
  • With Bobo Stenson

  • Very Early (Dragon)
  • Reflections (ECM, 1993)
  • War Orphans (ECM, 1997)
  • Serenity (ECM, 1999)
  • Goodbye (ECM, 2004)
  • Cantando (ECM, 2007)
  • Indicum (ECM, 2011)
  • As leader and sideman

    With brother Christian Jormin

  • Provenance (Footprint Records/Bo Ejeby Förlag/Naxos, 2013)
  • References

    Anders Jormin Wikipedia