Jonas Knutsson - Johan Norberg

Norrland - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9014-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 90142 2
  • German Release: 01/06/2004
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, World Jazz

"Selten war ein solch intimes Interludium zu hören wie das zwischen dem Gitarristen Johan Norberg und dem Saxophonisten Jonas Knutsson" (STEREO)

 
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It all began during a snowy Christmas in 1999: saxophonist Jonas Knutsson met up for the first time with guitarist Johan Norberg to do some spontaneous recording sessions at Norberg’s flat, and got carried away during several hours of playing. They reached such a level of mutual understanding that the recordings were passed between friends of the two Swedish musicians for the next few years. Then Knutsson and Norberg listened again to the recordings - and decided to go to a proper studio. The result is a CD which both moves between and merges jazz and Swedish folk elements: "Norrland". The nature of the deep understanding between two musicians: thus "Norrland" can be described. Knutsson and Norberg cultivate the fine shadings, and a sensitive dialogue. They create floating, but in some ways plausible, sounds: tender...

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Jonas Knutsson – saxophone
Johan Norberg – acoustic guitar, kantele


Recording Information

Recorded and Mixed by Johan Norberg at Studio Krubaston, Stockholm 1999 & 2003
Mastered by Claes Persson and special thanks to Tobias Fröberg