American Roots in a Nordic mood: "Trail of Souls" links the American gospel and spiritual tradition with the Norwegian sound aesthetic.
“Connecting the unexpected” is the motto of Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic, a concert series curated and produced by ACT label boss Siggi Loch, which began in December 2012. A carefully selected unifying theme runs through each programme, alongside imaginative juxtapositions of musicians brought together specifically for the occasion, in some cases for the first time. This formula has not just proved a hit with audiences; musicians have also taken to it with a particular zeal. The artists and the spectators who attended the ‘Norwegian Woods’ edition of the series in March 2014 experienced an amazing evening. Loch had assembled the A-team of Norwegian jazz, and created the unexpected by combining them with a guest artist from a different musical realm:Solveig Slettahjell was one such artist welcomed back into the fold. The ACT label releas...line up
Produced by Siggi Loch with the artists
Recorded by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, April 8 - 10, 2015
Mixed and mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug
Solveig Slettahjell appears courtesy of Universal Music