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Mats Gustafsson

Mats Gustafsson
Country
Sweden
Profile
Mats Olof Gustafsson (born 29 October 1964 in Umeå) is a Swedish free jazz saxophone player. He has worked with a wide variety of musicians from Europe and North America.
Photo by Johannes Jansson
Website
http://matsgus.com
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Releases on file (13)
Anguish — Anguish Anguish — Anguish
(RareNoise RNR0100, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
The End — Svårmod och Vemod Är Värdesinnen The End — Svårmod och Vemod Är Värdesinnen
(RareNoise RNR097, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Radian — On Dark Silent Off Radian — On Dark Silent Off
(Thrill Jockey thrill 424, 2016, CD)
Cuts — Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper Cuts — Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper
(RareNoise RNR052, 2015, 2CD)
Slobber Pup — Pole Axe Slobber Pup — Pole Axe
(RareNoise RNR056, 2015, CD)
Merzbow / Pándi / Gustafsson — Cuts Merzbow / Pándi / Gustafsson — Cuts
(RareNoise RNR030, 2013, CD)
The New Alchemy — On the Other Side of Light The New Alchemy — On the Other Side of Light
(Subliminal Sounds SUBCD0000101, 2013, CD)
Akita / Gustafsson / O'Rourke — One Bird Two Bird Akita / Gustafsson / O'Rourke — One Bird Two Bird
(DeMEGO 016, 2011, LP)
Jaga Jazzist — One Armed Bandit Jaga Jazzist — One Armed Bandit
(Ninja Tune ZENCD152, 2010, CD)
Mats Gustafsson & Yoshimi — Words on the Floor Mats Gustafsson & Yoshimi — Words on the Floor
(Smalltown Juperjazz STSJ114, 2007, CD)
Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra — ONJO Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra — ONJO
(Doubtmusic dmf-102, 2005, CD)
Simon Steensland — Led Circus Simon Steensland — Led Circus
(UAE Disc 11, 1999, CD)
Jim O'Rourke / Mats Gustafsson — Xylophonen Virtuosen Jim O'Rourke / Mats Gustafsson — Xylophonen Virtuosen
(Incus CD38, 1999, CD)

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