Andreas Toftemark Quartet

Andreas Toftemark Quartet

Bio

Andreas Toftemark is a 33-year-old saxophonist and composer who currently lives in Copenhagen. Andreas has performed regularly on the New York jazz scene and European jazz scene including Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Brazil, England, Norway, USA, Holland, Italy, France, and Spain; both as a sideman and bandleader. 

Education; Andreas holds a BA from The New School of Jazz in New York where he studied with accomplished musicians such as Reggie Workman, Joel Frahm, Eric Alexander, Ben Wendel, and Peter Bernstein to name a few. Furthermore, Andreas has a European jazz Master’s degree from Copenhagen, Berlin and Paris. 

Sound; Andreas’ sound is intense but round and clearly reflects the many years he has spent listening to the masters of jazz such as Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Lester Young, Barry Harris, amongst others. Although Andreas’ style reflects traditional jazz musicians, he has been exploring many genres and has played everything from traditional jazz to bebop, hardbop, Afro-Cuban, folk music, and contemporary Jazz. Furthermore, Andreas doubles on alto-saxophone and Clarinet.

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Andreas Toftemark Quartet Featuring Gerard Presencer | La Gare

Andreas Toftemark Quartet Featuring Gerard Presencer | La Gare

Andreas Toftemark | SaxophoneGerard Presencer | TrumpetCalle Brickman | PianoMatthias Petri | BassAndreas Svendsen | Drums 1. La Gare2.Waltz for Alex3. Peers4. Dagmar5. November in Paris6. Song for J7. Hopefully8. Chimney Lullaby  La Gare released 17th Novembre, 2023...

Andreas Toftemark Quartet | A New York Flight

Andreas Toftemark Quartet | A New York Flight

Andreas Toftemark | Sax Felix Moseholm | Bass Calle Brickman | Piano Andreas Svendsen | Drums 1. A New York Flight2. Blue and Sentimental3. Love Me or Leave Me4. 2223 5. Autumn in New York 6. I’m a Fool to Want YouA New York Flight released 11th June, 2021 → Order...

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