Anna Gréta
Nightjar in the Northern Sky

VÖ: 12.11.2021

Genre: Vocal Jazz, Piano Jazz

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ACTLP 9744-1, 614427974419
Anna Gréta / piano, keyboards, vocals, backing vocals
Skúli Sverrisson / bass
Einar Scheving / drums
Hilmar Jensson / guitar
Sigurður Flosason / saxophone
Johan Tengholm / double bass
Ragnheiður Gröndal / backing vocals

All music and lyrics by Anna Gréta, except The Tunnel, based on a poem by Robert Creeley

Recorded at Sundlaugin Studio, Iceland on January 5-6th 2021; at Studio Á, Iceland during January 2021; and at Studio 1010 in Stockholm during March 2021

Engineered and mixed by Albert Finnbogason Mastered by Hoffe Stannow at Cosmos Mastering, Stockholm Produced by Anna Gréta and Albert Finnbogason
On her debut album, Icelandic pianist and singer Anna Gréta, who resides in Sweden, enchants with subtle songs, her nuanced voice, and expressive piano playing that blend elements of jazz, indie, and folk. She is a noteworthy newcomer to the "Nordic Sound."

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Anna Gréta
Anna Gréta is one of the most interesting young discoveries of "Nordic Jazz".Sophisticated piano craftsmanship meets a haunting voice and multi-faceted songwriting. She combines elements of jazz, pop and folk to create a Nordic sound that was born in her native Iceland. She grew up near the capital Reykjavík, but Anna Gréta's adopted home is Sweden, where she is a multi-award-winning rising star. She received the Monica Zetterlund Award there in 2019 and played at the Nobel Prize ceremony in 2020.