Jenny Willén

(born in Gothenburg, resident Gothenburg/Sweden), is a singer and composer in the pop, jazz and blues field and she also writes her own lyrics. She played with her own band, Willén Kvartet from 1994-2005. During those years the quartet made two CDs, Påtår, (Another cup of coffee), 2001 and Nu börjar det roliga (Now the fun begins) 2004, both at Zebra Art Records. Her compositions also include works for choirs as well as music for smaller ensembles and she has worked with Gothenburg Chamber soloists a. o. Willén has collaborated with the string quartet Dendrokvartetten in the pop project My heart beats slow. She has studied music at a university level.
Selected works: Gunvors betraktelser, for choir SA; Hon vaggar lätt det vackra barn, for SAB, pf; Schh!, four song for Coro-bi; Ännu vilar barn i magen, for Coro SA; Hjadningarima, for SSAA;
Publications direction: Gehrmans Musikförlag.
Awards, selection: The city of Gothenburg grant; Västra Götalandsregionens kulturstipendium (West Sweden's culture grant); Härryda commune Culture grant.