Lars Danielsson

Cloudland - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9922-2
  • Barcode: 614427992222
  • German Release: 28/05/2021
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Jazz

Beauty of sound, melodic elegance, dream-like interplay and atmospherically dense jazz compositions: Lars Danielsson's Liberetto has built up a reputation as one of the finest jazz ensembles in Europe and this new release merely enhances that point of view.

CD € 17,50

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Good things are worth waiting for. Lars Danielsson had recorded just a few tracks for a new Liberetto album in late 2019. So, when a window appeared in September 2020 between the lockdowns across Europe, he seized the opportunity to bring his fellow band-members back to his studio near Gothenburg to finish what they had started.Those who know how attractive and approachable Liberetto’s music is will find all their expectations fulfilled on “Cloudland”. The 'elegant lyricism' and 'unerring groove' which Canadian writer John Kelman (All About Jazz) spotted in 2011 in the band’s first album are to be found in abundance on this, their fourth. "I think of my compositions as songs,” says Danielsson, who never forgets the importance of melody. After all, as he still vividly remembers, his very first music teacher was an organist responsi...

line up

Lars Danielsson / double bass, cello
Grégory Privat / piano
John Parricelli / guitars
Magnus Öström / drums & percussion

Arve Henriksen / trumpet
Kinan Azmeh / clarinet

Music composed by Lars Danielsson

Produced by Cæcilie Norby, Magnus Öström & Lars Danielsson
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Recorded by Bo Savik and Åke Linton at Tia Dia Studios, Mölnlycke, Sweden
Mixed by Bo Savik and Lars Danielsson at Tia Dia Studios
Mastered by Bo Savik

Cover art by Philip Taaffe, by kind permission of the artist