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Jacob Karlzon

Shine - CD

  • Format: CD (erhältlich auch als Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9573-2
  • Barcode: 614427957320
  • German Release: 29/08/2014
  • Genre: Jazz

Unmistakably now one of the best pianists in Europe, Jacob Karlzon’s music and personality are possessed of a radiance and vitality that has won audiences worldwide.
But Karlzon wants more - in terms of sound, composition and concept - and doesn’t really care much for categories and genre-labeling. Instead, Karlzon chooses to draw tastefully and fervently from the best of two worlds - the openness, curiosity and energy of jazz, and the power, catchiness and the production techniques of pop.

CD € 17,50



Unmistakably now one of the best pianists in Europe, Jacob Karlzon’s music and personality are possessed of a radiance and vitality that has won audiences over worldwide. But Karlzon wants more – in terms of sound, composition and concept – and doesn’t really care much for categories and genre-labelling. Instead, Karlzon chooses to draw tastefully and fervently from the best of two worlds - the openness, curiosity and energy of jazz, and the power, catchiness and the production techniques of pop. And so it is on his latest album “Shine” – first and foremost an instrumental song album with which Karlzon perfectly captures the spirit of the age and swims with the tide of extraordinarily successful piano frontier-crossers the likes of Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds or Francesco Tristano, for whom, regardless of how different they may be, it i...

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Jacob Karlzon / piano, keys, synths & programming
Hans Andersson / bass
Robert Mehmet Ikiz / drums


Recording Information

Music composed by Jacob Karlzon, except 03 by U2

Produced by Jacob Karlzon & Lars Nilsson

Recording, sound design, mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studio,Gothenburg, March 2014.
Nilento Studio production team: Michael Dahlvid, Jenny Nilsson and Joakim Nilsson. Additional recordings at ChassRoom, Malmö

Cover art: Embroidered Explosion © by Jiri Geller, 2001