Anders plays Trevor James Alto Flute
Anders Bostrom started his flute studies in Sweden at the age of 12. After finishing his studies at the music high school, Sodra-Latin in Stockholm, he recorded an album with the Swedish group, Sonant Space, on Caprice records.Further studies, at the Royal Academy in Stockholm in the jazz instrumental program, led to a desire for a higher level of jazz education and subsequently a transfer to Berklee College of Music, in Boston. At Berklee College of Music, Anders performed with a student group at the Norwegian Floating Jazz Festival with Gary Burton; While still in Boston, Anders also won the Down Beat College Jazz Instrumentalist award and recorded with Ahmad Monsour, Sergio Brandao and Manga-Rosa, Jonatha Brook and the Story, Brian Ales and three albums with the world music group, Full Circle, on CBS records. After finishing his studies in Boston where he studied with Charlie Banacos and Jerry Bergonzi, Anders moved to New York City. In New York, Anders got to play, record, and tour with conga legend, Giovanni Hidalgo, along with other well-known jazz leaders: Walt Weiskopf, Donny McCaslin, and Roberta Picket. He additionally played with McCoy Tyner’s Latin band as a sub for David Valentin. Anders has appeared as a sideman on some 40+ albums and has for the last 24 years been playing on Broadway where his extensive use of ethnic flutes has landed him flute positions in musicals such as Shrek the Musical, Tarzan, Amazing Grace, and a 25 year long continuing substitute at The Lion King.