Nils Landgren receives the „Rheingau Musik Preis 2021“ by the prestigious „Rheingau Musik Festival“. Landgren is the first non-classical artist to ever receive the award in it’s 28-year history.
The award committee states: "With Nils Landgren, we are honoring one of the most important jazz musicians in Europe and a unique musical personality. He is not only an excellent and versatile musician, but also a producer, festival director, talent scout, inspirational figure, and, above all, cosmopolitan - always driven by an irrepressible passion for what he does. "
Photo: Nils Landgren & Rheingau Musik Festival director Michael Herrmann. © Ansgar Klostermann