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Nils Landgren

Ballads - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9268-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92682 1
  • German Release: 01/04/1999
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz
CD € 17,50



For those familiar with trombonist Nils Landgren and his Funk Unit, a band whose music is rooted in the fertile soil of Afro-American rhythm and blues and jazz, Ballads may come as a bit of a surprise, albeit a very pleasurable one.After two decades of working with some of the best players in jazz, funk, and soul jazz  trombonist Nils Landgren has earned his reputation as one of the most expressive, forceful players on the international scene. His work with Thad Jones’ legendary big band as lead trombonist, and in combo settings with Jones in the early 80s certified his status as one of the leading jazz trombonists on the European scene. In the years that followed, he worked and recorded with artists that read like an international cross-section of the "who’s who" in jazz, rock, soul, and pop music; The Crusaders, Joe Sa...

line up

Nils Landgren - trombone & vocals
Bobo Stenson - piano
Palle Danielsson - bass
Anders Kjellberg - drums
Joakim Milder - tenorsax
Johan Norberg - guitar
e.s.t. Esbjörn Svensson Trio :
Esbjörn Svensson - piano, Dan Berglund - bass, Magnus Öström - drums


Recording Information

Recorded at Europa Studio 3 in March 1993 except #1 recorded at Atlantis Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
Engineered by Leif Allansson except #6, 8 engineered by Jan Ugand
Mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Siegfried Loch #1, Johan Norberg and Nils Landgren #2-11