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Nils Landgren

Funky ABBA - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9430-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94302 6
  • German Release: 01/04/2004
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Funky Jazz

"Die Stücke kochen und grooven, dass es eine wahre Freude ist"
(FONOFORUM)

German Jazz Award
in Gold und Platin 2004

CD € 17,50



Nils Landgren isn’t a name only to be found among "the top rank of European jazz trombonists" (Der Spiegel). He is also one of the wide-ranging set of artists to be found on the European jazz scene today. "A musical omnivore" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) and "a marvel of flexibility"  (Jazzthetik), whose interests and output cover many bases: whether the man with the red trombone is performing one of his frenetic concerts to enthusiastic fans with his grooving Funk Unit, singing with "hypnotic charm" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), devoting himself, in collaboration with Esbjörn Svensson, to the reworking of Swedish folk songs, or celebrating kitschy chamber music or big band jazz – all reflect the many sides of the same person.After a two-year self-imposed rest from performing funk, d...

line up

Nils Landgren - trombone and vocals
Magnum Coltrane Price - vocals, microphone poetry and additional synthesizers
Henrik Janson - guitar
Jesper Nordenström - keyboards
Roberto Di Gioia - keyboards
Lars DK Danielsson – Fender bass
Wolfgang Haffner - all drums & backing vocals on SOS
Per Lindvall - drums on #7, #11
Karl-Martin Almqvist – tenor saxophone

Special Guests:
Till Brönner - trumpet and additional horn arrangement on #2
Sharon Dyall - vocals on #3, #7
Viktoria Tolstoy - vocals on #6, #12
Alex Papaconstantinou - bouzouki on #3
Nimo - co-flow on #8

Very Special Guest:
Benny Andersson - piano on #12


Recording Information

Recorded by Stefan Boman at Polar Studio A at Stockholm, September 1 - 4, 2003
Additional recording by Magnum Coltrane Price at Budzilla Studios
Mixed by Stefan Boman with MCP, Nils Landgren and Bo Reimers at Polar Studios, October 23 - 27, November 11 and 17, 2003
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Nils Landgren & Magnum Coltrane Price