Ida Sand

Do You Hear Me? - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9743-2
  • Barcode: 614427974327
  • German Release: 30/04/2021
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Jazz

Ida Sand, the queen of nordic soul-jazz, with a bright, cheerful, groving set of original songs performed by a true Swedish all-star band.

CD € 17,50

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In 2020, the authorities in Sweden tried to keep normal life going for as long as possible, but, even there, things were eventually brought to a halt by Corona. And like everywhere else, musicians were among the hardest-hit. "It felt somehow as if one of my limbs had been severed,” recalls Ida Sand. “I had a longing to sing, I was missing music so much." The Stockholm-based singer/pianist is a well-established artist with a strong and long-standing following in several countries across Europe, so her diary would normally have been full. The lack of work, it turned out, was having a similar effect on her long-term colleague, keyboardist/organist Jesper Nordenström. "One day he called me,” she recalls. “'Let's meet in my studio and let's just do something'. Okay, I said, I can try to bring some compositions. We asked some...

line up

Ida Sand vocals, piano & wurlizer
Jesper Nordenström organ, keyboard & synths
Per Lindvall drums & percussion
Dan Berglund upright bass & Höfner bass
Ola Gustafsson acoustic & electric guitars

Anders Von Hofsten backup vocals
Goran Kajfeš trumpet
Per “Ruskträsk” Johansson saxophone
Mats Öberg harmonica (guest on “Waiting”)


Recording Information

Recorded by Jarkko Heiniö at Stureparken Studio, Stockholm
May 4 - 6 and June 10 - 12, 2020
Mixed by Pål Svenre at Unit 7
Mastering by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by Ida Sand

Cover art by Petrus Wandrey © VG Bild-Kunst, 2021