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CV – STEN SANDELL

stensandell.com
Composer / musician / producer - piano, organ, voice, electronics,
Sound/Text/Image Real-Time Composer, Doctor of Philosophy In Fine Arts in Musical Performance and Interpretation, University of Gothenburg, 2013

Cooperation with musicians/composers including Emil Strandberg, Paal Nilssen-Love, Sverrir Gudjonsson, Johan Berthling, Evan Parker, Sven-Åke Johansson, Chris Cutler, Mats Persson, Sofia Jernberg, Carl-Axel Dominique, Mats Gustafsson, Nina de Heney and Raymond Strid. Music Inside the Language was winner of Contemporary Sound in 2011 of the Journal Contemporary Music. Music and visual arts, including Bo Samuelsson, Katarina Eismann, Inger Arvidsson. Music and dance, including Jukka Korpi, Ingrid Olterman, Bo Arenander, Anne Külper. Music and Drama including Fredrik Nyberg, Magnus Florin, Magnus Jacobsson, Willy Kyrklund, Karl Dunér, Rolf Skoglund, Peter Oskarson, Stina Ekblad and Jörgen Gassilewski.
Sten Sandell was awarded the Royal Academy of Music’s Jazz Award in 2012 with the motivation: "The pianist Sten Sandell is one of Swedish improvised music’s most brilliant, captivating and independent voices. His musical activities are characterized by a strong artistic integrity, and he has with great consistency developed a characteristic aesthetic attitude that inspires countless musicians. "

List of works
Phonograms
1983
 SåVidare, Live, OM 1
1985
 Sten Sandell, Damp, BAR 8502
1987 
SåVidare, In a Body, BAR 8603
1988
 Sten Sandell, Now or Never, BAR 8803
1990
 Mats Persson/Sten Sandell/Kristine Scholz,
Strings and Hammers for Fingers and Nails, ALCD 002
1991 
Gush med Sven-Åke Johansson, Tjo och Tjim, DRLP 192
Gush, From Things to Sounds, DRCD 204
1992
 Sten Sandell, Music From A Waterhole, ALCD 005
1994
 C. Cutler/S. Sandell/L. Jonsson/N. Billström, Songs Between Cities and Waterholes, BAR 9303
Sten Sandell, FRAMES, BAR 9402
1996
 Gush and Phil Wachsmann, Gushwachs, BEAD CD002
1997
 Gush, Live at Fasching, DRCD 313

Sten Sandell/Simon Steensland, Under öknar, UAE Disc 6
1998
 Sten Sandell, Behind the Chords, LJCD 5216
1999
 Stockholm Low Dynamic Orchestra, ALCD 021
Gush, Live in Tampere, DRCD 327
Sten Sandell, sten & betong, STCD 9901303
Sten Sandell/Björn Hellström/Arild Lagerkvist,
t.i.k.s. Transparent Information of the Klara Systems, CD-rom
2000
 Sten Sandell/Sven-Åke Johansson, Bahn und Boot, algencd 023
Sven-Åke Johansson, Six Little Pieces for Quintet, hatOLOGY 538
SOUNDS 1999, BTCP 10/11/12
Berthling/Ljungkvist/Sandell, LJCD 5224
2001
 Sten Sandell/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Michael Zerang, Disappeared, nuscope CD 1009
Sten Sandell, Bio. Elektrika, LJCD 5226

Jörgen Gassilewski/Tommy Björk/Sten Sandell, Du, ALCD 025

Sten Sandell Trio, Standing Wave, SOFA 504
2002 
Sten Sandell, Solid musik, nuscope CD 1013

2004
 Sten Sandell Trio, Flat Iron, SOFA 514

Sten Sandell/David Stackenäs/Parker/Guy/Lytton, Gubbröra, psi 04.10
Nilsson/Sandell duo, Strings and Objects, LJCD 5235
2005 
Sten Sandell, Songs, LJCD 5237

Gush, Norrköping, ALP161CD
Gush, Electric Eel, QBICO 13

Paal Nilssen-Love/Evan Parker/Sten Sandell/Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Townorchestrahouse, CF041CD
2006
 Low Dynamic Orchestra w/Stefan Scodanibbio, ALCD 026
Sten Sandell, Music in the World of Sten Sandell, LJCD 5243
2007 
Sten Sandell trio + John Butcher, Strokes, CF082CD
Sten Sandell trio, Oval, intakt CD 122
2008
 Sten Sandell/Mattias Ståhl, Grann musik, CF109CD
Townhouseorchestra, Belleville, CF125CD
2009
Strandberg/Sandell/Thorman, Stockholm Sweden Polyphony, FYR011-ISO3
Per Anders Nilsson/Sten Sandell/Raymond Strid, Beam Stone, psi 09.02
The Godforgottens, Never Forgotten, Always Remembered, CF164CD
2010
 Sten Sandell Trio, Face of Tokyo, PNL 004
Evan Parker/Sten Sandell, Psalms, psi 10.05
2011 
C. Cutler/S. Sandell/L. Jonsson/N. Billström, Between Cities and Waterholes, (New extended version), BAR1001

Sten Sandell, Music Inside the Language, LJCD 5254
2013 Strandberg/Sandell/Thorman, It Is Night And I Am Lost, FYR023-IS06
2014 Paal Nilssen-Love/Sten Sandell, Jacana, RCD 2159
2015 Gush, the march, KOR 005
borduna ballader och metriker  ;stensandell.bandcamp.com
VERTIKAL AKUSTIK MED HORISONTELL PROSODI - SOLOPIANO/RÖST
2016
[B]ORDUNA [H]ETEROTOPIA [A]CUSTICUM - EN UNDERSÖKNING AV DEN DE-REKONSTRUERADE ORGELN MED STEN SANDELL OCH NORRBOTTEN NEO

Konvoj Ensemble, Mira, Konvoj Records, http://konvojrecords.bandcamp.com/album/mira

2017
Almlöfs Förlag and Sten Sandell Proudly presents
The Language Inside The Organ Behind The Piano
Music/Text/Image for Organ, Piano and Voice – Sten Sandell

Radio Drama
2001
 Willy Kyrklund/Sten Sandell, Bilderna vandrar igenom oss som vågor genom vatten, beställningsverk för Radioteatern
2003 
Sten Sandell/Rolf Skoglund, Sålunda talade Zarathustra efter Friedrich Nietzsche, beställningsverk för Radioteatern
2004 
Magnus Jacobsson/Sten Sandell, Spegeln, beställningsverk för Radioteatern
2007
 Sverrir Gudjonsson/Sten Sandell, Völvans spådom, beställningsverk för Radioteatern och isländska radion
2008
 Sten Sandell, Munnen, SRP2 Monitor

Music for film
2005
 Vanja Sandell Billström, Deltagaren

Publications
2002
 Dascha Esselius, Jan Hietala, Jukka Korpi, Lotte Nilsson-Välimaa, Pontus Raud, Sten Sandell, O – sex konstnärer tre sjukhus, red. Power Ekroth, Stockholms läns landsting/Af Kultur Media
2011 
Sten Sandell, En sonisk triptyk, OEI, 53-54/2011
2013 På insidan av tystnaden. En undersökning, Göteborgs Universitet, Art Monitor, University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts. 978-91-979993-3-5
2015 borduna ballader och metriker - vertikal akustik med horisontell prosodi

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