(2019). Kjell Nordeson is a jazz drummer and a classical percussionist. As a performer of improvised music and jazz since the early nineties, he has played over 1200 concerts in altogether twenty-six different countries. Kjell is featured on over fifty CDs as a member of ensembles in the field of jazz, improvised music, and contemporary music. His musical collaborations include musicians such as Mats Gustafsson, Peter Brötzmann, Barry Guy, Stefano Scodanibbio, Joe Morris, William Parker, Mark Dresser, Lisa Mezzacappa, Larry Ochs, and many others. He is a member of the Bay Area music ensemble sfSound.
Kjell has worked as musician and composer in numerous theater and contemporary dance performances at Sweden’s Dramaten (Royal Dramatic Theater), Riksteatern (Swedish National Theater), Stockholm’s Stadsteater (City Theater), and The Orion Theater in Stockholm.
BA – Stockholm University,
MA and PhD – UC San Diego