Kalle Kalima

High Noon - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9596-2
  • Barcode: 614427959621
  • German Release: 29/01/2016
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz, Jazz

Kalle Kalima puts the Western back into country and western:
“This album is in the form of a road trip which passes through various landscapes. There's not too much to-ing and fro-ing, I've stuck to a tight unifying concept here: it's in the mould of ‘Kind of Blue’, but with country-jazz.” (Kalle kalima)

No longer available – out of print

Kalle Kalima puts the Western back into country and western. High Noon: Wind scrapes across the empty streets... timorous townsfolk peek through closed shutters… as three figures head into town: a guitar-toting Finn from Berlin, Kalle Kalima, a veteran American bassist, Greg Cohen from way out west in Los Angeles, and a young gun from Germany, drummer Max Andrzejewski…Kalle Kalima's music is mean, moody, magnificent, and is also adventurous and full of surprises. Whether he is off exploring the badlands on the borders of rock, putting his hand on his heart to salute his Finnish homeland, or inspiring jazz lawlessness in the band Kuu!, this forty-one year old is first and foremost a free spirit.Kalle Kalima's new project takes him back to one of his first loves. “As a teenager, I had guitar lessons with a teacher who introduced me to co...

line up

Kalle Kalima / guitar
Greg Cohen / double bass
Max Andrzejewski / drums

Recording Information

Produced by Siggi Loch

Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann
at Hansa Studios, Berlin, 14. & 15.12.2014
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by George Condo © 2005 Uncle Joe (detail), by kind permission of the artist.
George Condo: “I think it’s time for another shocking image to enter in to the world”