Jazz

Midnight Sun...

Pianist Birgit Lindberg receives a culture boost from Umeå2014 to fund her concert project The Midnight Sun… made up of newly written jazz music.

Birgit Lindberg is an experienced jazz musician. At the age of 16, she was playing with prominent Swedish musicians as Monica Nielsen, Lill-Babs, Gunnar Nilsson and Siw Malmqvist and after many years in Stockholm she returned to Umeå in the 1990:s.

“Of course I want to be part of the European Capital of Culture programme in Umeå. I will present newly written jazz music, inspired by the nature and strong cultural personalities of Västerbotten,” says Birgit Lindberg who receives SEK 20 014 in a cultural boost from Umeå2014 to fund the project.

The project will also involve guitarist Anders Färdal, tenor saxophonist Peter Lindqvist, contrabass player Pepe Berns and perhaps a few guest performers.

Organizer: Birgit Lindberg
Contact: +46 90 12 3127
+46 70 296 73 01
birgit.lindberg@bredband.net

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