Ida Sand

Young At Heart - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9729-2
  • Barcode: 614427972927
  • German Release: 27/03/2015
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz

Young classics the likes of “Harvest Moon”, “Cinnamon Girl” and “Hey Hey, My My” ring out in jazz-soul interpretations with all the depth and expression of the originals, but with an added laid-back feel.

No longer available – out of print

Ida Sand has always been good for a surprise or two. When she presented her ACT debut "Meet Me Around Midnight" in 2007 at the age of 29, after studying at the University of Gothenburg's conservatory and then learning the ropes in the Stockholm jazz scene, it sounded so different than one would have expected from a Swedish vocalist: not an ethereal, "Nordic" pop-jazz, but pure soul, fueled by her dramatic timbre. Gospel and soul music greats like Nina Simone, Etta James and Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder had been Sand's early influences, and Sand has repeatedly reworked songs from these role models on her three ACT albums "into sparkling gems, with her dark, power-velvet voice," as the Financial Times so aptly put it. The press and the public both agreed that in Ida Sand they...

line up

Ida Sand / vocals & piano
Jesper Nordenström / keyboards
Ola Gustafsson / guitars
Dan Berglund / acoustic bass
Christer Jansson / drums & percussion

Sven Lindvall / electric bass
Per Texas Johansson / tenor saxophone
Nils Landgren / trombone & vocals
André Monde de Lang & Paris Renita / background vocals
Bo Sundström / vocals

Recording Information

Music & lyrics by Neil Young except Woodstock by Joni Mitchell

Produced by Nils Landgren
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Recorded by Janne Hansson at Atlantis Studios Stockholm, September 23 - 27, 2014
Mixed by Ronny Lahti
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Bo Sundström appears courtesy of Sony Music Sweden