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Nils Landgren

Licence To Funk - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9455-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94552 5
  • German Release: 31/08/2007
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Funky Jazz

„Mit einer erstklassig besetzten Band wird jeder Track zur feurigen Partymusik für Jazzrock-Fans.“ AUDIO

CD € 17,50



People keep asking me, what is Funk and what makes you feel like doin´ stuff like that?  The answer is quite simple. I play it because I love it. We all do. Funk is music that makes me wanna dance. To move my old Swedish body to the beat. Funk is the power of groove. Funk is sweat. It is tears. It is love. Funk is a way of life. It is in our blood. And, it´s a lot of fun too. ”Free your mind and your ass will follow” as George Clinton of the Funkadelic expressed it. Right he was. On this album, we want to do the Funk, the whole Funk and nothing but the Funk. And yet, we haven´t forgotten that there has always been a strong element of jazz in our music. It´s still there. Don´t you worry `bout a thing. Ray Parker Jr. is from Detroit. He knows how to lay down a groove and keep it forever, may it be fast or slow. And he´s got tha...

line up

Nils Landgren - trombone & vocals
Ray Parker Jr. - guitar & vocals
Ida Sand - keyboards & vocals
Magnus Lindgren - sax, flute & vocals
Magnum Coltrane Price - bass & vocals
Wolfgang Haffner - drums & vocals


Recording Information

Recorded at Altantis Studios Stockholm by Ranne Hansson on April 10 - 13, 2007 and by Stefan Boman on April 14, 2007
Additional recordings by Magnum Coltrane Price at Jazz Stockholm & The Beatbox, Stockholm and by Oliver Bergner at NDR Studio 1, Hamburg
Mixed by Magnum Coltrane Price at The Beatbox, Stockholm
Analog Mastering by Björn Almstedt at Cuttingroom, Stockholm
Produced by Magnum Coltrane Price and Nils Landgren
Co-Produced by Ray Parker Jr.