Fr, 04.02.2011, 20:00 Uhr
Lisa Ullén / Nina de Heney
Lisa Ullen, piano
Nina de Heney, kontrabass
Lisa Ullén and Nina de Heney Duo have been playing as a duo since 2007, and have rapidly gained recognition as one the most thrilling new groups on the improvisation scene in Sweden. They are individually known and respected as well established performers, having each developped a personal sound on their respective instruments. They have performed at the main festivals in Sweden, such as the Umeå International Jazz Festival and the Stockholm Jazz Festival, and their music has several times been broad-casted on the National Swedish Jazz Radio P2.
Nina de Heney Double Bass Born in 1962, she grew up in Switzerland. She studied with Miroslav Vitous at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston from 1981 to 1983. She moved to Sweden in 1983, where she again studied from 1988 to 1993 at the Göteborg Conservatory of Music, where she also achieved a Soloist Diploma 2004 to 2006. She has been free-lancing on the jazz and improvisation scene in Sweden for many years with a number of groups. She started doing solo perfomances in 1992, often working with dancers. She founded, together with dancer Anna Westberg, the festival Dance'n Bass in May 2008. Her first solo recording was released in 2007 and she also released a recording with the trio Acoustic Electronics with Charlotte Hug, viola, and Christian Jormin, percussion. Her second solo recording was released in September 2009. She has several times been awarded funds by the Swedish Arts Grant
Lisa Ullén :pianist and composer. Born Seoul Korea, grew up in the north of Sweden, now based in Stockholm . Graduated in 1986-1990 from the Royal Academy of Music , Stockholm . Has also studied jazz and improvisation at Chapel Hill NC USA. electroacoustic music at EMS(Electro Accoustic Studio of Sweden) She is active on the Swedish jazz och improvisation scene with several projects and constellations. Also has many international collaborations, and has been touring in Europe and the USA. She has recently released her second album Revolution Rock with her band; this fall the international trio Ullén/Mazur/Dora Trio will release their second album Behind and Beyond on a Polish label.TRANSIDIOMATIC. She has been supported and rewarded by the Swedish Arts Council, the Society of Swedish Composers , Swedish Arts Grant, and the Royal Musical Academy.