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Nils Landgren

New Eyes On Martin Luther - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9852-2
  • Barcode: 614427985224
  • German Release: 26/05/2017
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz

Many have tried to combine jazz and classical music. Few have succeeded. In “New Eyes on Martin Luther” the ensembles have focused on the similarities instead of the differences, and have scrupulously avoided attempts at parody or postmodern extravagance.

CD € 12,00 (OP: € 17,50)



Many have tried to combine jazz and classical music. Few have succeeded.In “New Eyes on Martin Luther” the ensembles have focused on the similarities instead of the differences, and have scrupulously avoided attempts at parody or postmodern extravagance.Everyone is just doing what they’re best at, and with the open tonality of the renaissance music, they have found the perfect meeting place and playground for it. Swedish soprano Jeanette Köhn together with a small ensemble (Johan Norberg guitar, Magnus Lindgren, flute and clarinet, Eva Kruse, bass) fronted by Nils Landgren, recorded their album “New Eyes On Baroque” with Swedish Radio Choir under the baton of Gustaf Sjökvist (2013) released on ACT: “… how well the timbres of soprano saxophone, trombone and guitar suit the original melodies. The effect in Handel's ’Gia nel seno’ and Pur...

line up

Nils Landgren / trombone & vocals
Jeanette Köhn / soprano
Magnus Lindgren / clarinet & flute
Eva Kruse / bass
Johan Norberg / guitar


Capella de la Torre
directed by Katharina Bäuml:

Birgit Bahr / alto shawn
Regina Hahnke / dulcian
Falko Munkwitz / sackbut
Marthe Perl / violone
Peter A. Bauer / percussion
Johannes Vogt / lute & theorbo
Martina Fiedler / organ
Katharina Bäuml / shawm


Knabenchor Hannover

Jörg Breiding / conductor


Recording Information

Recorded live in concert at Landesfunkhaus Niedersachsen, Hannover
Großer Sendesaal, October 29 & 30, 2016

NDR staff:
Rita Hermeyer / sound engineer
Martin Lohmann / audio engineer
Meike Kloiber / FOH
NDR Kultur 2016 production, licensed from Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH

CD mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Artwork © Uwe Kowski, Rückenwind, 2013
courtesy Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin