Christian Lindberg as trombonist,
composer and conductor -
'... an extraordinary character ...'
Christian Lindberg is indeed 'the total musician' and exceptional in every branch of music he has taken on. Not satisfied with being arguably the world's best trombonist (more than eighty concertos have been written for him), he has become a fine composer and, most recently, a hard-working conductor. But wait, as they say during TV infomercials, there's more! And that enthusiastically hammy 'more' sometimes keeps him from being taken as seriously as he might otherwise be.
Here's an outrageously flamboyant excerpt from the finale of Lindberg's performance of Jan Sandström's Motorbike Trombone Concerto...
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San Diego, USA