Cæcilie Norby

Sisters in Jazz - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9738-2
  • Barcode: 614427973825
  • German Release: 25/01/2019
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz, Jazz

The feminine side of Jazz. With "Sisters in Jazz", Cæcilie Norby, the grande dame of Scandinavian jazz brings together female musicians of several countries and generations: Rita Marcotulli (piano / IT), Nicole Johänntgen (sax / CH), Hildegunn Øiseth (tr, NO), Dorota Pietrowska (dr, PL) und Lisa Wulff (b, DE). Together they celebrate jazz- and song-classics by the likes of Betty Carter, Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone or Abbey Lincoln alongside with original compositions by Cæcilie Norby.

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Look at the history of jazz, and it is all…frankly...a bit male. There have, of course, always been very prominent female jazz singers, but female instrumentalists and composers such as Jutta Hipp, Carla Bley or Geri Allen are few and far between. Today, even though men are still in the majority, female emancipation in jazz has definitely happened. Women are increasingly raising their profile and their visibility, and really making their presence felt. And the album "Sisters in Jazz" is proof positive of just how good a thing that is.Jazz is feminine too. In fact, this short sentence serves as a very apt description of Cæcilie Norby's new album. The Danish singer has never been afraid to explore new avenues artistically. Her unique and versatile singing style has enabled her to collaborate with top instrumentalist on the Inte...

line up

Cæcilie Norby / vocals & percussion
Rita Marcotulli / piano
Nicole Johänntgen / saxophone
Hildegunn Øiseth / trumpet
Lisa Wulff / bass
Dorota Piotrowska / drums
Marilyn Mazur / percussion (04, 06, 07 & 09)


Recording Information

Produced by Siggi Loch with the artist

Recorded and mixed by Thomas Vang at Village Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark
Additional recordings by Lars Danielsson at Tia Dia Studios, Mölnlycke, Sweden
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann