Rigmor Gustafsson

Calling You - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9722-2
  • Barcode: 614427972224
  • German Release: 26/02/2010
  • Genre: Crossover, Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz

„Magisch schwebender Stevie Wonder, Charles Mingus als Sinfonie auf kleinstem Raum. Rigmor Gustafsson phrasiert mal subtil, mal draufgängerisch und die vier Wiener Streicher grooven ähnlich heftig, wie auf ihrem legendären Mahavishnu Debütalbum.“ ROLLING STONE

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In musical history, the most pioneering collaborations were often the least obvious. Calling You will probably also be a surprise for most, as Swedish singer Rigmor Gustafsson joins forces with the radio.string.quartet.vienna. Both parties are certainly capable of surprises: Gustafsson has gained considerable attention with her interpretations of artists ranging from Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach to Michel Legrand, very different in style to the originals, whilst the radio.string.quartet.vienna succeeded in “changing the rules and prospects for the traditional string quartet” (The Guardian) in 2006, with Celebrating The Mahavishnu Orchestra.Rigmor Gustafsson has long established herself as a prima inter pares amongst Sweden’s jazz singers. Having trained in America as well as her home country, she embodies the merits of both region...

line up

Rigmor Gustafsson / vocals

radio.string.quartet.vienna :
Bernie Mallinger / violin
Johannes Dickbauer / violin
Cynthia Liao / viola
Asja Valcic / cello

Recording Information

Produced by Rigmor Gustafsson with radio.string.quartet.vienna and Christoph Burgstaller
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch

Recorded and mixed at "Clipwerk", Vienna, by Christoph Burgstaller, June 7 - 10 and October 25 - 30, 2009
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann