Oddjob

Clint - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9494-2
  • Barcode: 614427949424
  • German Release: 26/02/2010
  • Genre: Crossover, Swedish Jazz

„Oddjob erschaffen aus den Klassikern der Filmmusik eine einzigartige Klangwelt." ECLIPSED

 
Only digitally available



Five letters, one word - like Miles, some people don’t need a second name to identify them, and Clint simply is Clint Eastwood. As such, the Swedish jazz ensemble Oddjob sum up what their new album is about: the music of the films of this great actor, director and composer. Eastwood celebrates his eightieth birthday in the year the CD is released and Oddjob’s Clint is a respectful homage to this famous loner and man of few words.The idea for the album came from talks between the five Stockholm musicians and ACT label boss Siggi Loch. “We had released four albums of our own compositions and now we wanted to make one which had a theme. At the end of our talks we decided upon Clint Eastwood and music from his films. It is easier to rework these compositions with our typical sound than create another version of a famous jazz standard,” say...

line up

Goran Kajfes / trumpets, percussion
Per "Ruskträsk" Johansson / saxophones, clarinets, flute
Daniel Karlsson / piano, fender rhodes, organs, synthesizers
Peter Forss / acoustic & electric bass, guitar
Janne Robertson / drums, percussion
Guest: Johan Lindström / pedal steel guitar


Recording Information

Arranged by Oddjob
Produced by Oddjob and Johan Lindström
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch

Recorded and mixed by Johan Lindström at Hammarby Studios, Stockholm, Oct. 19 - 22 and Oct. 26 - 28, 2009. Recording engineer Simon Yttergren. Additional production (#1) at Koyo Studio by Oddjob
Mastered by Håkan Åkesson at Cutting Room