Andreas Toftemark is a 26 year old saxophone player and composer, currently living in New York.
Andreas has studiet at The New School of Jazz, in New York.
He was studying with fantastic musicians such as Joel Frahm, Eric Alexander, Ben Wendel and Sam Yahel to name a few. Before that, Andreas studiet at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, that is known to be one of the best jazz conservatories in Europe.
Listenig to Andreas, you'll find an intense but round sound. It's clear that he's been listening to the masters of jazz through out his carer, and his personal sound emerges from players like, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Leter young, Barry Harris, Chet Baker and others.
Though Andreas playing comes from traditional players, he's been exploring many generes, and have played everything from traditional jazz to bebop, hardbop, Afro-cuban, folk music and contemporary Jazz. Futher more Andreas doubles on alto-saxophone and clarinet.