• Eight critically-acclaimed albums for Sunnyside Records (NY) and Fresh Sound New Talent (Barcelona)
• Performances 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
• Concerts and masterclasses around the US, Europe, Ethiopia and China.


 

"Some of the freshest sounding jazz to appear in some time."
- THE VANCOUVER PROVINCE

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

“...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…"
- CADENCE

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

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