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Nils Landgren

Christmas With My Friends IV - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9568-2
  • Barcode: 614427956828
  • German Release: 31/10/2014
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Christmas Jazz

And year after year it rings out at Christmastime: Nils Landgren's "Christmas With My Friends" ensemble is a loyal companion for the most wonderful time of the year. The fourth edition again presents a diverse selection of international, Swedish, traditional and modern carols and atmospheric secular popular songs, with the familiar hushed and intimate mood we have come to know and love.

CD € 17,50



And year after year it rings out at Christmastime: Nils Landgren's "Christmas With My Friends" ensemble is a loyal companion for the most wonderful time of the year. The fourth edition again presents a diverse selection of international, Swedish, traditional and modern carols and atmospheric secular popular songs, with the familiar hushed and intimate mood we have come to know and love. "There are still so many songs that touch us and that we want to make our own," Landgren explains the reason for recording another "Christmas With My Friends".And it is true: the ensemble's interpretations simply do not get any less fascinating. Why? Because a very special magic is inherent in this music, that goes straight to the heart and speaks from the soul of us all. Because it is not sentimentalised and kitschy, but r...

line up

Nils Landgren / trombone & vocals
Sharon Dyall / vocals & harmonica
Jonas Knutsson / baritone & soprano sax
Jeanette Köhn / vocals
Eva Kruse / bass
Jessica Pilnäs / vocals
Ida Sand / piano, vocals & glockenspiel
Johan Norberg / guitar & kantele


Recording Information

Produced by Nils Landgren
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Arranged and performed by Christmas With my Friends

Recorded by Lasse Nilsson at Studio Riksmixningsverket,
Stockholm, December 17 - 19, 2014. Assistant Engineer: Linn Fijal
Mixed and mastered by Lasse Nilsson at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg
Nilento Studio production team: M. Dahlvid, Jenny & Joakim Nilsson

Cover art (detail) by David Ortins / ACT Art Collection