Author: Richard Andersson

  • Carl Winther, Richard Andersson & Jeff “Tain” Watts European tour

    Carl Winther, Richard Andersson & Jeff “Tain” Watts European tour

    I’m very excited to be part of this new trio with Jeff “Tain” Watts and Carl Winther. Jeff is one of the most influential drummers of his generation. I met him 15 years ago at the Summer Sessions workshops in Denmark, and later I got to play as a substitute in some of Watts’ projects. […]

  • Two concerts in Iceland this summer

    I’ll be playing in Iceland this Saturday and Wednesday next week. I hope to see friends and hang out while I’m there. Richard Andersson Quintet I’ll be playing with Tomasz Dabrowski, trumpet, Haukur Grøndal, alto saxofon, Oskar Gudjonsson, tenor saxophone, Scott McLemore, drums. Saturday July 15th at 15.00 Summer Jazz at Jómfrúin, Reykjavik, Iceland Richard […]

  • Festival season is here

    Summer is here and this means that it’s festival season. Copenhagen Jazz Festival I’m playing 15 gigs across the 10 days of the festival and I can’t wait.   The jazz festival is a big highlight of my year as a musician.   It’s been 24 years since my first jazz festival where my friend and I […]

  • Upcoming release May 12: Undo by Richard Andersson NOR feat. Hilmar Jensson

    Excited to be releasing my 3rd studio recording with my Icelandic trio NOR with Oskar Gudjonsson on reeds and Matthias Hemstock on drums. This time we invited my all time favorite Icelandic guitar player Hilmar Jensson to join us. Already now there are 3 tunes available on Bandcamp and you can preorder the digital album […]

  • New Release: Anne Efternøler & Lige Børn

    Anne Efternøler, Thomas Morgan, Richard Andersson, Anders AC Christensen ”…the three bass players are excellent listeners, who never get in each others way, but work closely together…and leave space for each other. Meanwhile Efternøler almost hovers above with beautiful playing.” // “one of this autumns really great releases” SaltPeanuts (EU). Listen on your platform of […]

  • New Release: Inviting by Møllehøj/Andersson/Rossy

    “…a gentle appeal and a luminous feel.” (UK) “Accept the invitation, folks!” Nettavisen (NO) ”so elegant and softly drawn” (DE) Listen on your platform of choice. Inviting by Per Møllehøj, Richard Andersson, Jorge Rossy

  • New Release: U·synlig by Richard Andersson

    ***** GAFFA Music Magazine 5/6 stars “”U·Synlig is, in every sense, exclusive and ambitious, remarkable, awe-inspiring and well executed” “Richard Andersson is a poet on the bass” (Niels Overgård, Jazznyt) “…varied, beautiful, in-depth and exciting…” (Jan Granlie, Salt-peanuts) Order my solo album U·synligU·Synlig by Richard Andersson

  • New NOR release and concert at Reykjavik Jazz Festival

    I’m finally ready to release the 2. album with my trio NOR. It’s called “The six of us”, and it’s an homage to my family and families in general. Oskar and Matti are far more than just good colleagues and we have built a strong friendship that I really appreciate. It almost feels like we […]

  • Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2018 concerts

    The annual Copenhagen Jazz Festival is coming up. The dates are July 6-15. As usual I’m playing a lot of concerts and this year I’m also hosting and co-hosting concert series at Bådteatret in Nyhavn, Tårnby Hovedbibliotek and Havnepakhuset in the beautiful village Dragør. Really looking forward. To read more about every concert and buy […]

  • Duo concerts in December

    I’m happy to announce , that I’m doing a series of duo concerts during December at the public library in Taarnby, which is located not far from Copenhagen city center. It’s going to be four different duos with some of the musicians that I admire the most, and with whom I love to play standards. We […]

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