Lars Gullin

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by Lars Gullin

Biography

Lars Gunnar Victor Gullin, 4 May 1928, Visby, Gotland, Sweden, d. 17 May 1976, Vissefjärda, Sweden. After playing clarinet and alto saxophone, Gullin took up the baritone at the age of 21. From 1951-53 he worked with Arne Domnérus and Rolf Ericson, then formed his own quintet. An ardent bebopper, and influenced by Lennie Tristano, Gullin was a radical among Swedish musicians of the time; he also made an impact on the USA jazz scene, winning a DownBeat poll as best newcomer in 1954... Read more

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jazz
swedish
baritone sax
cool
nordic
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