Alfred Lorinius

Bassplayer

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About Alfred

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  • Acoustic and electric bassplayer, composer and arranger living in Gothenburg.
    Born October 20, 1986
    I started quite early to realize how important music was for me. It was an escape from reality and something to dream away into. I discovered the amazing feeling of being able to write my own music and how easy it actually was to create something out of a small idea. I remember how me and my friends as 7, 8-year-olds got together and with whatever was at hand, such as books and pencils, played and sang.
    When I was around 13-14 years old we took this interest to the next level and formed a rock band where I played the electric bass and sang. I wrote a lot of music for that band, but a lot of the music was also created from us jamming together in the rehearsal studio.
    Working with that band really got me to realize I wanted to be a musician – so that I could continue to explore this wonderful art form.

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  • I play in several constellations, most of them are listed under the tab Groups.

    I also do freelance jobs in different contexts. I write and arrange music. For the most part, this is done for the bands I work in, but I also do custom orders for other contexts.

  • Swedish Radio P2’s award “Jazzkatten – Newcomer of the year 2012”, together with Isabel Sörling Farvel

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    Elected with Casey Moir Band, by the organisation ‘Svensk Jazz’, to represent Sweden in ‘Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2013’

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    Winner of Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2010, together with Isabel Sörling Farvel

  • Christopher Ali Solidarity Quartet – To Those Who Walked Before Us (2018)
    Farvel – Östtomta (Jazzland Recordings 2017)
    Parallel Activity – Rubicon (Imogena Records 2017)
    STORMFÅGEL (Havtorn Records 2016)
    Naoko Sakata Trio – Dreaming tree (Footprint Records 2016)
    Johannes Vidén – Where The Years Have gone (Iamoldfashioned 2015)
    Farvel – RÖK (Jazzland Recordings 2015)
    Dark Horse (Zen Recordings 2015)
    Casey Moir Band – Rabbit Hole (Hear Here Records 2015)
    KÖKET – 2013 (2014)
    Isabel Sörling Farvel (UNIT Records 2012)
    Johannes Vidén & Bluebird Association; Frid Över En Stjärna Som Föll (Bluebird Recordings 2012)
    Ljugarbänken; Upp och Ner (2009)

  • – BACHELOR OF MUSIC, 2009-2012
    Academy of music and drama, University of Gothenburg
    Musician, Improvisation, double bass
    Teacher: Anders Jormin, Professor in improvisation

    – ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA, University of Gothenburg, 2008-2009
    Music teacher
    – SKURUPS FOLKHÖGSKOLA, 2007-2008

    Jazz program
    – LUNNEVADS FOLKHÖGSKOLA, 2005-2007

    Jazz program
    – SUNDSTA-ÄLVKULLEGYMNASIET, 2002-2005
    Music program, jazz, pop and rock

  • I teach in following ways:
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    -Private lessons on both acoustic and electric bass.
    The content of my lessons is based on what the student want to achieve and what I find necessary to work on to reach these goals.
    -Ensemble, theory and ear training.
    -Workshops and clinics with larger groups at University, Folkhögskola and Gymnasium.