Carl Lindberg, Athens-Based Jazz Bassist, Dies at Age 40

Carl Lindberg, Athens-Based Jazz Bassist, Dies at Age 40

Carl Lindberg, Athens-Based Jazz Bassist, Dies at Age 40

Jazz bassist Carl Lindberg of Athens passed away on May 14th, just five days after his 40th birthday. Lindberg was a founding member of the progressive jazz group Squat and Latin jazz outfit Grogus, and led several other combos under his own name. More recently, he had been performing regularly with the Old Skool Trio. He was also the owner of Athens-based martial/healing arts studio, Hu Kung Fu, as well as an instructor there.

Lindberg had been scheduled to perform at the revived Athens Jazz Festival on May 16th, but in the wake of his death the event was postponed until further notice.

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