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Kings Place, UK, London (13/Nov/2020) Artist Biography
Anders Bertil Michael Jormin, born 7 September 1957 in Jönköping, is a Swedish bassist and composer.
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.
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.
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.
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.Wide ThumbClearartFanartBanner User Comments