John Högman

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John Högman (* 1953 in Stockholm ) is a Swedish jazz musician (tenor and baritone saxophone, clarinet).

Högman grew up in Uppsala and came to jazz through a recording by clarinetist Edmond Hall . He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and during this time played with Mel Lewis , Willie Cook and Nat Pierce . In his youth he worked with the pianist / trombonist Ulf Johansson and the guitarist Thomas Arnesen, and since the 1970s he has developed a style between swing and bop. 1985 the album Adventures (Phontastic) was created with Peter Gullin . In 1992 he recorded the album Good Night Sister on the Sittel label ; Contributors were Arnesen, Johansson and Knud Jorgensen . In 1995, the album 203 Park Drive was created with Bosse Broberg . In 2000 he worked with Bosse Broberg's Nogenia Jazz Soloist Ensemble ( Conspiracy in Flat Five on Caprice Records), as well as on recordings of Charlie Norman and Bent Persson , with whom he also plays in the formation Kustbandet . In 2004 Högman recorded the album Reduce Speed in a quartet , on which he only played the baritone saxophone.

Högman teaches jazz in Visingsö . In 1994 he also produced the album Smile, Love and Spice by Viktoria Tolstoy , on which he also plays the tenor saxophone.

Discographic notes

  • Adventures (Phontastic, 1985)
  • Good Night Sister (Sittel, 1993)
  • Reduce Speed (2004)


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