Per Lofgren, a native of Stockholm, Sweden, has been a presence in the South Florida Classical and Jazz music scene since 1980, performing not only solo guitar, but also playing in groups ranging in size from duos to symphony orchestras has played for the President of the United States at a function honoring John Glenn's historic shuttle flight.Per has performed at numerous concerts and festivals, weddings, bar mitzvahs and corporate functions. He has appeared with such greats as Sid Ceasar, Robert Goulet, Bob Hope, Steve Allen, Jacov Smirnoff, Billy Eckstein, Jack Jones, John Raitt, and Maynard Fergusson. |
The Per Lofgren Trio is upbeat and vigorous, but not frenetic. They are ideal for the stylish and sophisticated affair. In addition to Per's concert appearances he has performed at a variety of functions for Corporate Clients, such as Cadillac, The Sun Sentinel, N. Broward Hospital District, Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Jazz at Riverwalk, and the American Cancer Society.
According to Chuck Berg of the University of Kansas and writer for "Jazz Times" and "Down Beat" Magazines: "While their rapturous playing will please jazz connoisseurs, let me quickly add that their rhythmic finesse, melodic abandon and overall musicality will offer a striking sound that will please everyone."