Nils Landgren
Chrismas With My Friends VI

VÖ: 26.10.2018

Genre: Swedish Jazz, Christmas Jazz



ACT 9872-2, 614427987228
Nils Landgren / trombone, vocals
Sharon Dyall / vocals
Jonas Knutsson / saxophon
Jeanette Köhn / vocals
Eva Kruse / bass
Jessica Pilnäs / vocals
Ida Sandlund / vocals, piano
Johan Norberg / guitar

Produced by Nils Landgren with Johan Norberg

Cover design by Siggi Loch,
based on David Ortins / ACT Art Collection

Music arranged by Christmas With My Friends
Recorded by Janne Hansson at Atlantis Studio, Stockholm, December 18-20, 2017

Additional recordings by Johan Norberg at Krubaston, Stockholm

Mixed and mastered by Lasse Nilsson at Nilento Studios, Gothenburg (Kållered)
Production team at Nilento: Michael Dahlvid, Joar Hallgren and Jenny Nilsson

"Christmas With My Friends VI" is a feast for all friends of colourfully interpreted and unusual Christmas carols from Bach to ABBA. In the sixth edition, the established ensemble again interprets well-known and unknown, cheerful and contemplative Christmas carols from all over the world in a new way and in the spirit of jazz.

Nils Landgren
For the words versatility and curiosity, there is a synonym: Nils Landgren. Virtuosically, "Mr. Red Horn" navigates from perspective to perspective, partly because he thrives on constant change. Two souls reside in his chest: When the audience experiences him with his "Funk Unit," the Swede reveals his distinctive, relentlessly groovy side and becomes the jazz action hero. But there's also a very gentle, melancholic, highly sentimental Nils Landgren. This side of him emerges, for example, during the Advent season when the instrumentalist and singer celebrates "Christmas With My Friends," or in his ballad projects. On the trombone, he intones with unparalleled smoothness, and his uniquely textured, fragile voice touches the heart and soul with its sensitivity.
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