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Lars Sjösten

p, 1960-2011 SE, Oskarshamn Municipality
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Lars Sjösten (7 May 1941 – October 2011) was a Swedish jazz pianist and composer.Sjösten was born in Oskarshamn. During the 1960s, he often worked at the jazz restaurant The Golden Circle in Stockholm. He played with many jazz musicians including Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer, Wayne Shorter, and Bernt Rosengren. He was the first person to receive the Jan Johansson prize in 1969.Sjösten also played in Lars Gullin's groups. Sjösten and Gullin became friends and in 1997, Sjösten was given the inaugural Lars Gullin Prize, for his work within the musical heritage of Lars Gullin.

  • Jazz
  • Spoken Word
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Farfars Vals (Grandfather's Waltz) on Early by Lars Sjösten
Happy Again on Early by Lars Sjösten
Kavaljersvisa Från Värmland (A Cavalier's Song From Vermland) on Early by Lars Sjösten
You Asked for It on Select Notes by Lars Sjösten
Gasoline, My Beloved on Svensk jazzhistoria vol. 9 - Brand New! by Various Artists
De Röda Bilarna (The Red Cars) on Early by Lars Sjösten
Röd Måne över Farsta (Red Moon Over Farsta) on Early by Lars Sjösten
Third Call on Select Notes by Lars Sjösten
At the Ping Pong Ball on Select Notes by Lars Sjösten
Gasoline, My Beloved on Select Notes by Lars Sjösten

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
EarlyLars Sjösten2007Compil.
Inside Pictures (A Tribute To Lars Gullin Vol. II)Bernt Rosengren, Fredrik Norén, Palle Danielsson, Lars Sjösten2002Album
Late Date (A Tribute To Lars Gullin)Bernt Rosengren, Lars Sjösten, Björn Alke, Fredrik Norén1994Album
In ConfidenceLars Sjösten1991Album
Bells, Blues And BrotherhoodLars Sjösten1983Album
Select NotesLars Sjösten1980Album
As Time Goes ByLennart Jonsson - Lars Sjösten1977Album
Gutår!Lars Sjösten1972Album
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