Category: Concerts

  • See you in Bremen

    Imagine that you find yourself in a hall in a huge congress centre. You’re there to network and meet and engage with people for business. Some people you’ve met before, but mostly you don’t know the people there. Yes, it can be tedious or demanding. But then imagine doing it blindly. Thursday, I’m going to…

  • Happy holidays

    2023 is soon coming to an end and this means that there’s thing from the past year to be grateful for and things that I’m looking forward to in 2024. 2023 was the year that I got to play a nice and long tour with Jeff “Tain” Watts and Carl Winther, I released the third…

  • A reunion with friends

    October is in full swing and from now on it looks to be a busy autumn for me. I’m very happy to be playing with Rakalam Bob Moses again. I met him for the first time in 2012 where he was an artist in residence in Denmark. At that time I arranged a couple of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Summer update

    Getting ready for some fun gigs over the summer starting tomorrow. I have the privillage to play thre gigs during the Odense JamDays festival as a leader. It is going to be thre different saxophone trios at a small new coffee and wine bar called Nelles. Also during the Copenhagen jazz festival I’m playing four…

  • November update

    Looking forward to some fun gigs this month! First a weekend with Anders Mogensen/Simon Krebs/Richard Andersson trio Friday and then Nikolaj Hess/ Richard Andersson duo and Richard Andersson quartet feat Bob Rockwell, Simon Toldam and Andreas Fryland tomorrow. The 15th I’ll go on a small tour with the two fantastic german horn players, Rudi Mahall…

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