Nils Landgren's first solo album, recorded during the February 2021 lockdown at Ingelstorps Church in Sweden.
The Man with the Red Horn. Nils Landgren’s nickname is apt. It brings to mind the fiery, coruscating energy with which the charismatic, soulful trombonist leads his Funk Unit. And yet there are many other facets to this hugely popular Swedish musician. In the course of a 40-year career, he has taken on many roles, producing albums, directing festivals, leading big bands, teaching in universities...And yet his musical personality also has a very different side, one that is much more delicate and softer. Ithas previously come to the fore in various contexts, notably at the end of the 1990s in his duo with Esbjörn Svensson and their groundbreaking interpretations of Swedish folk music on the albums "Swedish Folk Modern" and "Layers Of Light". He has also increasingly nurtured it as a singer of ballads, with a very appe...line up
Nils Landgren / trombone
Traditional music arranged by Nils Landgren, except otherwise indicated
Produced by the artist
Recorded by Nils Landgren at Ingelstorps Kyrka, February 4 & 19 and April 5, 2021, assisted by Beatrice Järås Landgren
Edited, mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann, July 7 - 9, 2021
Cover art © Terry Winters, Echo (detail), 2020, ACT Art Collection