Ida Sand

The Gospel Truth - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9518-2
  • Barcode: 614427951823
  • German Release: 26/08/2011
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Vocal Jazz

Erdig-markant, Gospel durchdrungen, Blues und Soul durchtränkt: Ida Sand singt Klassiker von Nina Simone bis Bobby Scott. u.a. mit Raul Midón, Joe Sample und Nils Landgren als Gästen.

No longer available – out of print

Whilst Ida Sand's second ACT album True Love was to some extent a family affair - an homage to her husband Ola Gustafsson and new born daughter - her third ACT CD "The Gospel Truth", signals a return to her roots and a unique combination of European and American soul. Released two years after True Love, The Gospel Truth presents the Swedish singer following on musically from her 2007 ACT debut, Meet Me Around Midnight", which captivated listeners with a sound which was "distinctively earthy, soaked with the blood of the blues, saturated by gospel, weathered by jazz and infected by soul" (Jazzthing).Ida Sand's career began with the church choir. Her father was a well known Swedish opera singer and her mother is still a church organist. As such, Ida learnt to play not only the cello and piano but also sang in sev...

line up

Ida Sand / vocals, piano & keyboards
Mattias Torell / guitars
Thobias Gabrielson / bass
Anders Hedlund / drums & percussion

Special Guests:
Raul Midón / vocals
Joe Sample / piano
Steve Gadd / drums
Nils Landgren / trombone
Magnus Lindgren / woodwinds
The ACT Jubilee Singers / backing vocals

Recording Information

Produced by Nils Landgren & Siggi Loch

Recorded at Soundtrade Studios, Stockholm, by Jan Ugand
Assistant engineer: Ian Agate
”A Change Is Gonna Come” recorded at NDR Studio 1, Hamburg, by Oliver Bergner, assisted by Jens Kunze
Additional recordings, mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson, Nilento Studio, Gothenburg,