Bohuslän Big Band

Don't Fence Me In - The Music Of Cole Porter - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9028-2
  • Barcode: 614427902825
  • German Release: 25/03/2011
  • Genre: Bigband, Swedish Jazz

Cole Porter Hits arrangiert von Colin Towns und gespielt mit grenzenlosem Spaß, ungezähmter Leidenschaft und freigelasser Virtuosität, Mit Special Guest Nils Landgren!

No longer available – out of print

As diverse and vibrant as the Swedish jazz scene may be, it’s not possible to avoid market trends even here. There are only two professional, continuously working big bands in the country – the Norrbotten and the Bohuslän Big Bands. The latter originated during the Fifties from a military band whose tradition dates back to the early 19th century. The Bohuslän region and the city of Vara support the orchestra, which allows the group to develop its diverse activities, ranging from performances at Swedish schools to regular appearances at the big international festivals with about 100 annual concerts worldwide.The Bohuslän Big Band has always aimed to uphold the big band tradition and ensure its further contemporary development. That their extensive project work, so far recorded on sixteen albums and one DVD, revolves around this intent g...

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Bohuslän Big Band directed by Colin Towns
Special Guest: Nils Landgren / trombone, vocals

Trumpets & Flugelhorns: Lennart Grahn (lead) / Samuel Olsson / Staffan Svensson / Jan Eliasson
Trombones: Magnus Svedberg (lead) / Christer Olofsson / Karin Hammar / Niclas Rydh (bass trb)
Saxophones & Woodwinds: Johan Borgström (lead alto sax, soprano sax, fl) / Joakim Rolandson (alto sax, soprano sax, b-cl, fl) / Ove Ingemarsson (tenor sax, cl) / Mikael Karlsson (tenor sax, fl, alto-fl) / Alberto Pinton (baritone sax, b-cl, cl, fl)
Rhythm section:
Tommy Kotter (piano) / Yasuhito Mori (acoustic bass) / Ebba Westerberg (perc) / Göran Kroon (drums)

Recording Information

Music arranged by Colin Towns

Recorded by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg, May 26 - 28, 2010
Assistant engineer: Michael Dahlvid
Mixed at Canterbury Studios, England July 2010 by Toby Wood
Mastered by Lars Nilsson