The sound world of “Kristallen” relishes the moment when the surfaces and edges of crystals shimmer and cast off unexpected colours.
Duo - it's the most reduced way of making music together. At the same time it can open a whole musical world without borders. Two musicians acting as one and in a dialogue at the same time. Call and response - it's jazz in its purest form. Sometimes less is more…The sound world of “Kristallen” relishes the moment when the surfaces and edges of crystals shimmer and cast off unexpected colours. There is a certain stillness, and also room for the imagination to unfold. Magic with fragility. Nils Landgren and Jan Lundgren have a consistent vision of lyrical chamber jazz which flows gently and naturally. Rather than clamouring for our attention, this is music which reveals its true beauty the more attentively one listens.The tone of the album is set from the opening track, “Blekinge”, a reminiscence of the tranquil part of Sweden from which...line up
Produced by the artists
Recorded by Michael Dahlvid at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg, March 26 & 27, 2018
Mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson
Lacquer Disc Cutting by Sidney Claire Meyer at Emil Berliner Studios Berlin
Cover art by Janika Sootna: “Oops…” (edited), by kind permission of the artists