Borge Fredriksson was an underexposed tenor saxophonist who was active in Sweden in the '50s and '60s. Although his complex, abstract style of post-bop didn't bring him much commercial success during his lifetime, Fredriksson's music continued to be discovered by Scandinavian jazz players long after his death. Fredriksson recorded only one album as a leader, 1966's Intervall, and in the fall of 1968, he committed suicide at the age of 31. After Fredriksson's death, sheet music of his compositions went to pianist Bobo Stenson, who had been working with Fredriksson since 1963 and was in the rhythm section of Fredriksson's last group, along with bassist Palle Danielsson and drummer Fredrik Noren. In 1994, that rhythm section teamed up with tenor saxophonist Joakim Milder (born in 1965, Sweden) and recorded an album of Fredriksson's compositions, Sister Maj's Blouse, for the Mirrors label. Then, in 1997 and 1998, Milder joined forces with Stenson, Danielsson, and Noren once again and recorded Epilogue, another Mirrors release focusing on Fredriksson's compositions.
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