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.
- Adventures (Phontastic, 1985)
- Good Night Sister (Sittel, 1993)
- Reduce Speed (2004)
- Bielefeld catalog 1988 & 2002
- Richard Cook , Brian Morton : The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD . 6th edition. Penguin, London 2002, ISBN 0-14-051521-6 .
- Högman at Opusone.se (Swedish)
- Meeting Reduce speed (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swedish jazz musician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1953|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stockholm|