„Keith Jarrett sollte sich vorsehen - Jakob Karlzon aus Schweden, eine Generation jünger, könnte ihm seinen Ausnahmestatus bald streitig machen.“ (Mannheimer Morgen)
‘Rammstein? I take that as a compliment!’ Jacob Karlzon laughs when one mentions the wonderful, often surprising, worlds of sound which he creates. Not in an ironical fashion, on the contrary. He is even delighted. Thus he laughs out loud and heartily, like only a man of his format can laugh – very loud indeed. ‘Even as child I listened to a lot of metal and electro. Although this type of music is nothing for pianists, its transported energy is, in fact, important. To listen to music that one does not make oneself opens up totally new horizons.’Certainly, Jacob Karlzon’s horizons are wide. This pianist, who was named jazz musician of the year in his native Sweden in 2010 and who became internationally renowned for his long running collaboration with singer Viktoria Tolstoy, loves to work with extremes. This starts with his instrument w...line up
Produced by Jacob Karlzon & Lars Nilsson
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch
Recorded, mixed and mastered in April & May 2012
by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg.
Assistant engineer: Michael Dahlvid.
Additional recordings at ChassRoom, Malmö.