"...gifted saxophonist-composer with a gorgeous tone follows through with quiet, understated conviction..."
- JAZZ TIMES
“Small Man - Big Sound!”
- THE MONITOR, Kampala, Uganda
"Some of the freshest sounding jazz to appear in some time."
- THE VANCOUVER PROVINCE
“...carefully arranged music with an unruly streak — edgy, melancholy, but also at peace with itself…
Is it jazz? Well, it’s not not jazz.”
– BOSTON PHOENIX
"Udden steals the record; his sound is unearthly…"
• Udden has recorded eight critically-acclaimed albums for Sunnyside Records (NY) and Fresh Sound New Talent (Barcelona).
• He has performed with Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Lacy, Ben Monder, Matt Wilson, John McNeil, Joe Lovano, Gunther Schuller, Lee Konitz, Either/Orchestra, Ehio-Jazz legend Mulatu Astatke and countless others on stages around the US, Europe, Ethiopia and China.
Slideshow Photo Credits: 1) Plainville - Karsten Moran for New York Times 2) Head Shot - Zach Kobrinsky 3) Hush Point - Alex Hollock 4) Either/Orchestra/Mulatu Astatke - Phil Stiles 5) Ben Monder, Ziv Ravitz - Scott Friedlander