Jessica Pilnäs

Bitter And Sweet - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: EMO 4001-2
  • Barcode: 614427400123
  • German Release: 28/01/2011
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Label Emotion

Soulig ist ihre Stimme, leuchtend, warm, und doch zurückhaltend und zu feinsten Nuancen fähig - so präsentiert sich Jessica Pilnäs auf „Bitter And Sweet“. 12 Songs über die Liebe mit großartigen Musikern der schwedischen Jazz Szene: Johan Norberg, Nils Landgren, Dan Berglund u.a.

Only digitally available

Her voice is soulful, luminous and warm, yet reserved and capable of the finest nuances – as heard on Swedish singer Jessica Pilnäs’ new album “Bitter And Sweet”. The seemingly endless pool of fine Scandinavian singers naturally comes to mind but this time the comparison is not quite so simple. Some career paths aren’t so straightforward, even in Sweden, and Jessica Pilnäs is such a case.The 31-year-old grew up with music, and has been singing all her life: her father played the keyboard in Sweden’s favourite pop group, the “Sven-Ingvars”. In 1995, when Pilnäs was only 16-years-old, she ended up in the pre-selection of the Eurovision Song Contest, one of her country’s most popular television shows. She came third and was immediately offered a record contract. But Jessica had other things in mind at the time, aside from a career as a po...

line up

Jessica Pilnäs / vocals
Johan Norberg / guitar
Dan Berglund / bass
Jesper Nordenström / piano, organ
Jonas Knutsson / saxophones
Wolfgang Haffner & Jan Robertsson / drums
André Ferrari / percussion

Special guest:
Nils Landgren / trombone, vocals

Recording Information

3, 10, 12 recorded at Krubaston by Johan Norberg, 2000-2008
1, 4, 5, 7, 11 recorded at Polar studio A by Håkan Wollgård, 2002
8 recorded at Polar studio A by Stefan Boman, 2003
2, 6, 9 recorded at Atlantis studio by Janne Hansson, 2010

Produced and mixed at Krubaston by Johan Norberg, 2010
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann