Lisa Ullén, pianist and composer, is one of the key artists on the Swedish jazz and improvisation scene with several projects and constellations. Lisa has many international collaborations, and has been touring in Europe and the USA. Her latest solo album Catachresis was released in May 2011 (NUSCOPE recordings, US). She was artist in residence at the Vancouver Jazz Festival during the summer of 2014. Lisa Ullén, pianist and composer. Born 1964 Seoul Korea, she grew up in the north of Sweden, now based in Stockholm. Graduated in 1990 from the Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm. Studies in jazz and improvisation at Chapel Hill NC USA. electro-acoustic music at EMS (Electro Acoustic Studio of Sweden). Among her commissioned works are intermedia project Kyrillien, chamber manga opera Ninjutsu, musical drama play Now time is waiting. She has been supported and rewarded by the Swedish Arts Council, the Society of Swedish Composers, Swedish Arts Grant, and the Royal Music Academy.
Lisa Ullén © Märta Thisner