“…some might want to place him among the Swedish pianists that followed after Jan Johansson, but Nilsson is so much more than that.” (Salt peanuts, Nordic)
“Nilsson is more than just an extraordinarily talent”…”With this new album, he definitively places himself as a composer and piano soloist at world-class level.”…”a style that’s very much his own: warm, sensible, empathetic and lyrical.” (Lira, Sweden)
MATTIAS Nilsson, the internationally acclaimed and award-winning Swedish pianist, melts together the tradition of jazz piano with the Nordic tonal language, which gives him a musical landscapes with totally new shades of color. With a very warm, personal touch in mind, Nilsson adds to his palette of musical colors the rich and varied traditions of Swedish folk music, hymns, native composers, and not least, his original compositions. “…some might want to place him among the Swedish pianists that followed after Jan Johansson, but Nilsson is so much more than that” (Salt Peanuts, Norway).