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Nils Landgren

Swedish Folk Modern - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9428-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94282 1
  • German Release: 01/12/1998
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, World Jazz, Duo Art

Landgrens erste Duo-Platte mit dem Pianisten Esbjörn Svensson ist eine Neubearbeitung traditionellen schwedischen Liedguts

CD € 17,50



Swedish Folk Modern first appeared in 1998 and was the first duo collaboration between Nils Landgren and Esbjörn Svensson. At the time the well-known German jazz journalist and pianist Michael Naura wrote: "Don’t ignore the CD Swedish Folk Modern, with first class Swedish improvisers Nils Landgren (trombone) and Esbjörn Svensson (piano). At last something beautiful after all the rubbish which is appearing on the market. This CD release became a worldwide success and was followed by the CD Layers Of Light (ACT 9281-2) in 2001.In the mean time they have undertaken several extended concert tours, among which was the concert in Prague on 17 February 2001. From this memorable concert the title Lapp-Nils Polka has been added as a bonus track for the reissue of Swedish Folk Modern. A particularly interesting reworking of a classic.Jazz i...

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Nils Landgren - trombone
Esbjörn Svensson - piano


Recording Information

Recorded by Jan Ugand at Atlantis Studio, Stockholm, Sweden on August 9 - 11, 1997
#14 recorded live in Prague, February 17, 2001
Mixed by Jan Ugand
Produced by Siegfried Loch