Fredrik is an award-winning saxophonist and he has 14 albums out as a leader and has received stunning reviews in many countries.
Both his writing and improvisational skills are on display when he gives the audience his experience in drawing the heat from a tune with his big sound.
He is leading his own bands where he presents groups consisting of musicians from the vanguard of today ´s jazz scene like Aaron Goldberg, Jason Marsalis, Antonio Sanchez, Reuben Rogers, Gregory Hutchinson, Marcus Strickland, Eliel Lazo and musicians from the Swedish front line like Martin Sjo¨stedt. Fredrik is also a member of the prestigious Stockholm Jazz Orchestra. Kronkvist’s strong, creative spirit combined with a profound knowledge of the instrument and jazz has made him into one of Sweden’s international jazz stars.
Available groups for booking 2018/2019
Fredrik Kronkvist Quartet feat. Orrin Evans, Martin Sjöstedt & Jeff ”Tain” Watts - Contemporary Hard Swinging Jazz at it’s finest with world stars. New album release in november 2018, available for booking world wide 2018/2019.
Fredrik Kronkvist MONK VIBES feat. Jason Marsalis on vibraphone - Thelonious Monk’s music in a new perspective with alto sax, vibraphone, bass and drums, album release Monk Vibes nominated for a Swedish Grammy.
Fredrik Kronkvist AFRO CUBAN SUPREME feat. Eliel Lazo, Jason Marsalis & Miriam Aïda - A powerhouse new Latin Jazz concept with a multi layered repertoire with classics and originals in an exciting new mix.