Lars Sjösten (7 May 1941 – October 2011) was a Swedish jazz pianist and composer.
Sjösten was born in Oskarshamn. During the 1960s, he often worked at the jazz restaurant The Golden Circle in Stockholm. He performed with many jazz musicians including Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer, Wayne Shorter, and Bernt Rosengren. He was the first person to receive the Jan Johansson prize in 1969.
Sjösten also played in Lars Gullin's groups. Sjösten and Gullin became friends... meer