Kalle Kalima

Flying Like Eagles - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9888-2
  • Barcode: 614427988829
  • German Release: 30/08/2019
  • Genre: World Jazz, Jazz

As you listen to "Flying Like Eagles", an episode from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" might flicker across your mind, or perhaps a scene from the movie "Easy Rider". And that is because the point of departure for this album is traditional roots music from America, inspired in part by American-Indian heritage, plus three classic songs that are also imbued with that same spirit of unspoilt authenticity and freedom.

CD € 10,00 (OP: € 17,50)

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As you listen to "Flying Like Eagles", an episode from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" might flicker across your mind, or perhaps a scene from the movie "Easy Rider". And that is because the point of departure for this album is traditional roots music from America, inspired in part by American-Indian heritage, plus three classic songs that are also imbued with that same spirit of unspoilt authenticity and freedom.The origins of the main protagonists on this album might come as a surprise, however: these two guitarists are not actually from the southern states of the US but from Scandinavia. And yet there isn’t any contradiction: Kalle Kalima, who is Finnish, had already developed a passion for traditional American folk music as a teenager, and a year spent as an exchange student in Chicago immersed in t...

line up

Kalle Kalima / electric guitar
Knut Reiersrud / resonator, electric & lap steel guitar, harmonica
Phil Donkin / bass
Jim Black / drums


Recording Information

Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann at Hansa Studios Berlin, April 23 & 24, 2019
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Curated and produced by Siggi Loch