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Martina Almgren


Martina Almgren

Room number: B607
Postal Address: Box 210, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Fågelsången 1 , 41256 Göteborg

Academy of Music & Drama (More Information)
Box 210
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Fågelsången 1 , 412 56 Göteborg

About Martina Almgren

Martina Almgren has been program director for the bachelor and master composition programmes since 2917. She also teaches improvisation ensembles and courses about projects and the freelance world.

As a drummer and composer Martina Almgren entered the Swedish jazz scene in the late 90s and has through the years been involved in several international collaborations (Zoe Rahman, Laura Macdonald, Nikki Iles, Steve Hamilton to mention a few) and has been known as a colourful leader of Martina Almgren Quartet and the tentett Oh Yeah Orchestra and co leader of MOZ Trio together with the British pianist Zoe Rahman and Owe Almgren.

In the project "This Song of Mine" (CD 2018) she composes to lyrics by the indian/bengali poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore for voice, oud, accoustic bass guitar and percussion.

Her new project "Peace of Mind" (CD 2019) takes of in a collective interaction returning to her musical roots - including her own compositions but also joik and native american tunes for saxophone, electric guitar, electric bass and drums.

Discography as a composer, drummer and leader:

Martina Almgren "Peace of Mind" 2019
Martina Almgren " This Song of Mine" 2018
Martina & Owe Almgren Quartet "Lisboa" 2014
MOZ Trio "Sparkling Water, Please" 2013
Oh Yeah Orchestra "Freedom of Movement" 2011
Martina Almgren & Laura Macdonald "Open Book" 2007
Martina Almgren Quartet "Bingo" 2005
Martina Almgren Quartet "Unden" 2003
Martina Almgren Quartet "Leaving Home" 2001
Martina Almgren Quartet "September" 1999

Latest publications

This Song of Mine
Martina Almgren
CD utgiven på Oh Yeah Records (7/9-2018). Konsert Nefertiti Jazzclub (12/9-2018)., Artwork 2018


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This Song of Mine
Martina Almgren
CD utgiven på Oh Yeah Records (7/9-2018). Konsert Nefertiti Jazzclub (12/9-2018)., Artwork 2018

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Published 2017-05-02

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