About Lars Jansson
Lars Jansson is a jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator. His trio has long been one of the most renowned jazz groups in Sweden. In 1998, Lars was nominated to the Danish Jazzpar Prize and he became the first jazz professor in Aarhus, Denmark. He was honored in Denmark with a Grammy in 2001 for the ”Best International Album,” Hope, the Lars Jansson Trio. Other than jazz piano trio, Lars has composed music for small jazz groups, big bands, choirs, saxophone quartets, woodwind quintets, string quartets and chamber orchestra. The original music in this collection of selected piano transcriptions and lead sheets are from his numerous recordings to date with the Lars Jansson Trio.