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Nils Landgren

Funk For Life - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9500-2
  • Barcode: 614427950024
  • German Release: 22/01/2010
  • Genre: Funky Jazz

"Eine groovig, tanzbare Platte mit coolem Gesang, knackigen Funk Rhythmen und brillanten Bläsersätzern." STEREO

CD € 9,99 (OP: € 17,50)



That music is close to the heart of Swedish world class trombonist Nils Landgren can be heard in every single note of his playing – whether with his Funk Unit, his duos with Esbjörn Svensson or his ballad albums. To make people happy with music and to make life more worthwhile is Mr. Redhorn’s credo. Which is why he is now grooving in proven Funk Unit manner for a good cause with Funk For Life. 1 euro from each sold CD will be donated to the aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières Sweden for a project in Kibera (Nairobi), one of the biggest slums in Africa. His Funk For Life project is committed to making music an important part of children’s education:The whole thing started with an idea that I got from receiving a letter. I love letters, something you can hold in your hands, like you can feel the hands of the one who wrote it. It w...

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Nils Landgren / trombone, vocals
Magnum Coltrane Price / bass, vocals
Magnus Lindgren / woodwinds, background vocals
Jonas Wall / woodwinds, background vocals
Sebastian Studnitzky / keyboards, trumpet, background vocals
Andy Pfeiler / guitar, vocals
Robert Mehmet Ikiz / drums, background vocals
Wolfgang Haffner / drums (when 2 drummers)


For further project information, photos and video please visit www.funkforlife.com


Recording Information

All songs written and arranged by the Nils Landgren Funk Unit

Produced by Magnum Coltrane Price
Co-produced by Nils Landgren

Recorded at Hansa Studios Berlin on June 9 - 12, 2009 by Jan Ugand, Fredi Janz & Arne Schumann

Additional recordings at The Beatbox, Manges basement, Andy’s dungeon, Sebastian’s pad, and Kibera

Mixed at LUV studios Paris between September 30 - October 8, 2009 by Magnum Coltrane Price & Gordon Cyrus

Mastered by Hoffe at Cosmos Stockholm