Lars Danielsson

Mélange Bleu - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9604-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96042 9
  • German Release: 01/09/2006
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Nu Jazz

"Ein Meisterwerk - eine überzeugende, raffiniert austarierte Mélange aus akustischen Stimmungsbildern und elektronischen Ambiente-Sounds." (JAZZTHING)

No longer available – out of print

The gentle attraction of beauty“Mélange Bleu” by bass player, cellist and composer Lars Danielsson - the art of subtly blended coloursLars Danielsson ACT-debut “Libera me“ (ACTSACD 9800-2) left no doubts about his creative versatility. And yet: the bass player, cellist and composer continues to surprise. His latest ACT-release “Mélange Bleu” (ACT 9604-2) shows up a completely new dimension to this musician with enormous potential. Danielsson has surrounded himself with partners like pianist Bugge Wesseltoft, trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer und guitarist Eivind Aarset, all of them specialists for mood music that often develops in before a backdrop of ambient inspired sounds, samples and programmed beats. Danielsson takes the same route on this recording, but adds a very personal touch, blending the electronic parts subtly with acoustic in...

line up

Lars Danielsson – cello, acoustic bass, Fender bass, piano, Fender Rhodes
Bugge Wesseltoft – piano
Nils Petter Molvaer – trumpet
Eivind Aarset – guitar
Jon Christensen – drums, percussion
Anders Engen - drums
Jan Bang – samples, livesampling
Pål ''Strangefruit'' Nyhus – vinyl channeling
Vytas & Mario Basanov – beats & samples
Cæcilie Norby - voices
Gustaf Ljunggren – steel guitar, syntheziser
Xavier Desandre Navarre - percussion
Copenhagen Concert Orchestra directed by [[Henrik Vagn Christensen]]

Recording Information

Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway by Jan Erik Kongshaug. Additional recording at: Nilento Studios, Göteborg, Sweden by Lars Nilsspn & Bo Savik / at Danish Radio, Copenhagen , Danmark, by Lars Bruun / at Pantin Plage studio by Suzanne Desandre Navarre / at 7Etage, Oslo, Norway by Reidar Skar
Mixed by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo. Except #4 & #10 mixed by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studios, Göteborg / #1, #2, #9 mixed by Lars Danielsson at Tia Dia Studios, Mölnlycke.
Mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo
Produced by Lars Danielsson