Various Artists

Magic Nordic Voices - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9718-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97182 1
  • German Release: 28/09/2007
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Norwegian Jazz

Ultimative Anthologie der aufregendsten aktuellen skandinavischen Jazz-Stimmen!
Audiophiles Highlight - STEREO

Only digitally available

Scandinavia’s great choral tradition, its marching bands, the excellent music colleges: all valid factors encouraging the cornucopia of good jazz singers that has been steadily emerging from this sparsely populated region in Europe since the 1960’s. Back then however, singers who wished to be successful on the continent had to twist over backwards: Gitte Haenning, Wencke Myrrhe, Siw Malmquist, Bibi Johns or Alice Babs, all of them serious jazz singers at home, they became schlager stars in Germany. Others like Karin Krog, Lill Lindfors or Monica Zetterlund stayed true to jazz and were part of the first flowering of the music up north, but had to give up on a real commercial breakthrough. Today’s Scandinavian singers no longer need to compromise on substance. The renaissance in jazz singing has not only swept singers in Denmark, Sweden...

Recording Information

Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Compilation Produced by Siegfried Loch