Three in Paris 

w/ John Betsch (drums) and Nicolas Moreaux (bass) available now on Sunnyside Records.

“Small Man - Big Sound!”
- THE MONITOR, Kampala, Uganda

The saxophonist (alto/soprano/C-melody/baritone), composer, band-leader and Lyricon enthusiast has recorded eight critically-acclaimed albums for Sunnyside Records (NY) and Fresh Sound New Talent (Barcelona).  Udden has performed with Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Lacy, Ben Monder, Frank Carlberg, Matt Wilson, John McNeil, Gunther Schuller, Lee Konitz, Either/Orchestra, Ehio-Jazz legend Mulatu Astatke and countless others on stages around the US, Europe, Ethiopia and China.

"...this gifted saxophonist-composer with a gorgeous tone follows through with quiet, understated conviction..."


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