Ralf Nyqvist pianist, Sweden
Nyqvist is a musical jack-of-all-trades. He has a degree as a jazz pedagogue at the Royal college of music in Stockholm. He went on to study composition of jazz at Sibelius academy in Helsinki where he graduated in 2000.
Nyqvist has been the bandmaster of the Wasa theatre for twenty years and his repertoire includes big band, symphonies and songs for kids and folk music.
Photo: Jan Ericsson