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Mats Gustafsson

bs, ts, sax, *1964 SE, Umeå
Musician of Jazz

Mats Olof Gustafsson (born 29 October 1964) is a Swedish saxophone player and a stalwart on the Scandinavian free jazz scene. He is known for his tonal belligerence and intensity when improvising.

  • Bariton sax
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
I Love It on I Love It When You Snore by Paal Nilssen-Love & Mats Gustafsson
A Quietness of Water on A Quietness of Water by Agustí Fernández, Peter Evans & Mats Gustafsson
Bullets Through Rain on The Fat Is Gone by Peter Brötzmann, Paal Nilssen-Love & Mats Gustafsson
Stones That Rest Heavily on Stones by Colin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson
Intro on Hidros 3 by Mats Gustafsson & Sonic Youth
Hidros 9 Intro (Live) on Hidros 9 Mirrors by Mats Gustafsson
Voice on Hidros 3 by Mats Gustafsson & Sonic Youth
Contrabass Sax on Hidros 3 by Mats Gustafsson & Sonic Youth

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
InhaleLuft, Mats Gustafsson, Erwan Keravec2018Album
Marvel MotorMats Gustafsson & Ddkern2018Album
SustainChaos Echoes With Mats Gustafsson2018Album
Cuts Up Cuts OutMerzbow, Balázs Pándi, Mats Gustafsson, Thurston Moore2018Album
TimelessMats Gustafsson & Jason Adasiewicz2018Album
Brace For ImpactJoe McPhee & Mats Gustafsson2018Album
A Quietness Of WaterPeter Evans / Agustí Fernandez / Mats Gustafsson2017Album
LjubljanaMats Gustafsson & Craig Taborn2017Album
Blow + BeatMats Gustafsson, Alfred Vogel2017Album
A Map Of GuiltMats Gustafsson & Joachim Nordwall2017Album
DiscaholicsMats Gustafsson2017Single
In HindsightChristian Marclay, Mats Gustafsson2016Single
Falling and 5 Other FailingsMats Gustafsson, Christof Kurzmann2016Album
This Is From The MouthMats Gustafsson2016Album
MeltBrian Chippendale - Mats Gustafsson - Massimo Pupillo2016Album
Hit The Wall!Mats Gustafsson & Thurston Moore2015Album
Burnin The Lab!Agustí Fernandez + Mats Gustafsson2015Album
Live In Tabačka 13/04/12Merzbow, Mats Gustafsson, Balázs Pándi2015Album
Live At Henie Onstad KunstsenterThurston Moore + Mats Gustafsson2015Album
A Duo(s)Mats Gustafsson With John Russell & Phil Minton2015Album
Cuts Of Guilt, Cuts DeeperMerzbow, Mats Gustafsson, Balázs Pándi, Thurston Moore2015Album
Piano MatingMats Gustafsson2015Album
Trost Jukebox Series #1Mats Gustafsson & Albert Oehlen2014Single
The Oslo TapesMats Gustafsson / Lasse Marhaug2014Album
Torturing The SaxophoneMats Gustafsson2014Album
DeedsMats Gustafsson2014Single
ConstellationsAgustí Fernandez & Mats Gustafsson2014Album
Lap Dance / Table SolosMats Gustafsson2014Single
Hidros6 Knockin'Mats Gustafsson & Nu-Ensemblen2014Album
Hidros6Mats Gustafsson & Nu-Ensemblen2014Album
Eissalon (Live)Mats Gustafsson2013Single
ShiftCorrection With Mats Gustafsson2013Album
CutsMerzbow - Balázs Pándi - Mats Gustafsson2013Album
Con GasPaal Nilssen-Love & Mats Gustafsson2013Single
(Fake) The Facts(Fake) The Facts - Dieb13 / Mats Gustafsson / Martin Siewert2013Single
VersesKen Vandermark / Mats Gustafsson2013Album
Sin GasPaal Nilssen-Love & Mats Gustafsson2013Album
Schl8hofDKV Trio + Mats Gustafsson, Paal Nilssen-Love, Massimo Pupillo2013Album
Breakin The Lab!Agustí Fernandez, Mats Gustafsson, Ramón Prats2013Album
Vi Är Alla Guds SlavarMats Gustafsson / Thurston Moore2013Album
BengtMats Gustafsson2012Album
Plays Alto SaxophoneJohns Lunds & Mats Gustafsson2012Single
Fake The Facts / Radio Silence No More(Fake) The Facts - Martin Siewert, Dieb13, Mats Gustafsson / Birgit Ulher2012Single
Abet?! አቤት?!Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, Ab Baars, Paal Nilssen-Love2012Single
BirdsMats Gustafsson, John Russell, Raymond Strid2012Album
Baro 101Mats Gustafsson, Paal Nilssen-Love, Mesele Asmamaw2012Album
StonesColin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson2012Album
Play Some Fucking StoogesMats Gustafsson, Thurston Moore2012Single
Ich Bin N!ntendo & Mats GustafssonIch Bin N!ntendo & Mats Gustafsson2012Album
Gustafsson LindsjöMats Gustafsson, Anders Lindsjö2012Single
Mats G. Plays GullinMats Gustafsson2012Single
Plays Baritone SaxophoneMats Gustafsson & Johns Lunds2011Single
(Fake) The Facts(Fake) The Facts - Dieb13 / Mats Gustafsson / Martin Siewert2011Album
Live At The South BankKieran Hebden / Steve Reid / Mats Gustafsson2011Album
Mats Gustafsson & Raymond Strid / -----HockeyMats Gustafsson & Raymond Strid / Riis And The Smooth Ones2011Album
One Bird Two BirdMasami Akita / Mats Gustafsson / Jim O'Rourke2011Album
ReceptionThe Sons Of God & Mats Gustafsson2011Album
Kopros LithosPeter Evans / Agustí Fernandez / Mats Gustafsson2011Album
Needs!Mats Gustafsson2010Album
Poschslides / Among The SkullsMats Gustafsson / Pierre Bastien2010Single
Barrel FireGord Grdina Trio With Mats Gustafsson2010Album
Mother / GroundhogChris Corsano, Thurston Moore, Mats Gustafsson, Bill Nace2010Album
Mats Gustafsson Plays Harald HultMats Gustafsson2010Single
TR!OGünter Christmann - Mats Gustafsson - Paul Lovens : TR!O2010Album
Mats G. Plays Albert A.Mats Gustafsson2009Single
Soundfood - Listen Eat DrinkMats Gustafsson / Lennart Nilsson2009Single
With RecordsOtomo Yoshihide, Ozeki Mikito, Mats Gustafsson2009Album
Duo Box SetMats Gustafsson2009Single
Sinners, Rather Than SaintsBarry Guy Solo/Duo With Mats Gustafsson2009Album
The Vilnius ExplosionMats Gustafsson2008Album
For Åke HodellLasse Marhaug / Mats Gustafsson2008Single
Split LP Series #3 - Mats Gustafsson / Cor FuhlerMats Gustafsson / Cor Fuhler2008Album
Andre Sider Af Sonic YouthSonic Youth Med Mats Gustafsson Og Merzbow2008Album
The Vilnius ImplosionMats Gustafsson2008Album
Mats G Plays Duke EMats Gustafsson2008Single
Cosmic Debris Volume IVMy Cat Is An Alien / Mats Gustafsson2008Album
PhonoMetak Series # 2Mats Gustafsson / Paolo Angeli2007Album
Words On The FloorMats Gustafsson And Yoshimi2007Album
It Is All About...Mats Gustafsson2007Album
The Fat Is GonePeter Brötzmann / Paal Nilssen-Love / Mats Gustafsson2007Album
SplatterPaal Nilssen-Love / Mats Gustafsson2007Album
SlideMats Gustafsson2005Album
Slide AwayMats Gustafsson2005Album
How To Raise An OxZu / Mats Gustafsson2005Album
While The Wind Mixes The Playing Cards Of Polite FacesMats Gustafsson / Luca Tommaso Mai2005Single
But A Cry Of Pain Rolls Up A MountainMats Gustafsson / Fredrick Lonberg-Holm2005Single
Critical MassAgustí Fernandez & Mats Gustafsson2005Album
Catapult (Baritone Sax Solo)Mats Gustafsson2005Album
BluesMats Gustafsson & David Stackenäs2005Album
Hidros 3Mats Gustafsson / Sonic Youth With Friends2004Album
Off-RoadDavid Grubbs / Mats Gustafsson2003Album
Solos For Contrabass SaxophoneMats Gustafsson2003Single
I Love It When You SnoreMats Gustafsson & Paal Nilssen-Love2002Album
Trees and TruthsMats Gustafsson2002Single
DEGKevin Drumm / Leif Elggren / Mats Gustafsson2002Album
They Were Gentle And Pretty PigsGreg Goodman • Mats Gustafsson • George Cremaschi2002Album
The Music Of Norman HowardSchool Days And The Thing Presented By Mats Gustafsson2002Album
New York - YstadSonic Youth With Mats Gustafsson2000Single
Windows: The Music Of Steve LacyMats Gustafsson2000Album
New York - YstadThurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley, Mats Gustafsson2000Album
Port Huron PicnicMats Gustafsson / Kurt Newman / Mike Gennaro2000Album
BattutoJohn Corbett • Mats Gustafsson • Terri Kapsalis • Fredrick Lonberg-Holm2000Album
AperturaDavid Grubbs & Mats Gustafsson1999Album
The Education Of Lars JerryMats Gustafsson1999Album
Hidros OneMats Gustafsson & Nu-Ensemblen1999Album
Xylophonen VirtuosenJim O'Rourke & Mats Gustafsson1999Album
Sticky Tongues And Kitchen KnivesMats Gustafsson Featuring John Corbett1999Album
Out To BrunchMats Gustafsson / Peter Kowald / Christian Jormin1998Album
One To (Two)...............Günter Christmann, Mats Gustafsson1998Album
Background MusicGuillermo Gregorio, Mats Gustafsson & Kjell Nordeson1998Album
FroggingMats Gustafsson • Barry Guy1997Album
Impropositions. Solo SaxophoneMats Gustafsson1997Album
Live In Holland '97Misha Mengelberg - Mats Gustafsson - Gert-Jan Prins1997Album
Blonk, Gustafsson & ZerangJaap Blonk, Mats Gustafsson & Michael Zerang1996Album
Mouth Eating Trees And Related ActivitiesMats Gustafsson / Barry Guy / Paul Lovens1996Album
Opus ApusAnders Jormin - Mats Gustafsson - Christian Jormin1996Album
For Don CherryMats Gustafsson / Hamid Drake1995Album
Parrot Fish EyeMats Gustafsson1995Album
Dolphins, Dolphins, DolphinsPer Henrik Wallin, Mats Gustafsson, Kjell Nordeson1992Album
Nothing To ReadMats Gustafsson, Paul Lovens1991Album
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