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Ulf Wakenius

Father And Son - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9843-2
  • Barcode: 614427984326
  • German Release: 28/04/2017
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz

“He plays the guitar like he was born with it already in his hands” was how John McLaughlin once praised Ulf Wakenius. What is true for the father might be even more true for Ulf’s guitarist son Eric, who probably was quite literally born with one….

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One Father, One Son, Two Guitars“He plays the guitar like he was born with it already in his hands” was how John McLaughlin once praised Ulf Wakenius. What is true for the father might be even more true for Ulf’s guitarist son Eric, who probably was quite literally born with one….“Eric really is a blessing”, says Ulf Wakenius. “We have shared many concerts all over the world and it has always been a pure joy!” So the time is clearly right to document this family saga: “Father And Son” is a virtuoso conversation in the art of contemporary jazz guitar. This duo can launch into swing mode, or strut out towards rock, they are capable of being both lyrical and percussively extrovert, they can dream ballads or go at breakneck speed. And whether they are telling tales of exotic lands or contemplating their native Sweden, the pair — with their...

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Ulf Wakenius / acoustic guitar
Eric Wakenius / acoustic guitar & vocals


Recording Information

Produced by Ulf Wakenius

Recorded by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studios,
Kållered (Gothenburg), September 3, 2016
Mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson

Cover art by Daniel Richter, Living the dream (detail), 2010,
with the kind permission of the artist