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Thomas Jäderlund

About Thomas Jäderlund

Educated teacher in improvisation/ensemble at the Academy of Music and drama, University of Gothenburg. Have since 1981 freelanced as a touring jazz/impro musician and composer, performing at festivals and club venues all over Europe, North- and South America and Asia, in both Swedish and international constellations. Recorded around 50 LP- and CD records, received a Grammy award for best jazz record with Änglaspel and nominated for a Grammy with Dr Dingo. Composed music for several dance- and theatre performances, and composing projects commissioned by Swedish Radio. Performed in numbers of TV- and Radio productions. Have also received numerous grants and awards from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

Since 2002 working at the Academy of Music and drama, currently as Head of Music Department, managing seven different educations on Bachelor and Master level, and have also been engaged as international guest teacher.

Since 2014 engaged as Creative Director in the European network ICON, Innovative Conservatoires, working with artistic and pedagogic development in higher educations in the arts.

Worked during 2003-2009 as a radio producer at the Swedish National Radio, Jazz department, recording and producing 72 radio broadcasts with highly established international jazz artists like Hebie Hancock, Wayne Shorter etc etc.