Jan Lundgren

Magnum Mysterium - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9457-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94572 3
  • German Release: 26/10/2007
  • Genre: Crossover, Swedish Jazz

Magnum Mysterium lebt aus der klugen Verbindung von strikter Kompositionskunst der Renaissance und zeitgenössischer Improvisation.
"Empfehlung des Monats" - FONOFORUM
„Berückend schön“

No longer available – out of print

The exploration of new territory, and the avoidance of stifling conventions have always counted among Swedish pianist Jan Lundgren’s trademarks. Few European jazz musicians have searched the Great American Songbook as thoroughly for relationships pertinent to their own lives as Lundgren did in the early 90’s, while still studying at the Malmö College of Music, and in the early years of his career. Soon after, he immersed himself deeply in the roots of Scandinavia’s rich folk heritage, a move that made him a star at home with his 1997 release “Swedish Standards”. Instead of resting on his laurels, Lundgren explored the universe of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s music, before he assigned himself lessons in chamber-jazz, without eschewing the role of the sideman. Lundgren's recent ACT release Mare Nostrum (ACT 9466-2) can be seen as...

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Jan Lundgren – grand piano, keyboards
Lars Danielsson – bass, cello

Recording Information

Recorded May 19 - 22, 2007 at Storkyrkan, Stockholm (The Cathedral of Stockholm)
Engineered by Gert Palmcrantz (assisted by Carl Andersson)
Mixed by Gert Palmcrantz (assisted by Frederik Moller)
Mastered by Stefano Amerio, Artesuono Recording Studios, Cavalicco (Udine), Italy
Produced by René Hess / HR Music