Lars Danielsson

Symphonized - 2 Vinyl LP (incl. Hi-Res-Qobuz-Download)

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 6023-1
  • Barcode: 614427602312
  • German Release: 31/03/2023
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Jazz

Lars Danielsson is not only one of the most distinguished European double bassists, but also an outstanding composer who manages to make his complex, refined music seem light and organic. As a bassist and cellist, he is equally at home in jazz and classical music. On "Symphonized" he combines all these elements - together with his outstanding "Liberetto" band, the Gothenburg Symphony and guests.

Vinyl € 30,00

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Swedish bassist/cellist Lars Danielsson is a master improviser, who completely engages listeners by taking them on journeys of both pleasure and wonder, with themes which are always expressive and song-like. He is far too classy and refined a musician to indulge in superficial virtuosic display. Danielsson's well-honed, naturally lyrical improvisational lines remain at the service of the flow of the music, something particularly noticeable when he steps forward and takes on the role of soloist. These core traits are also there in his extensive and much-praised work as arranger, composer and bandleader. With the group he leads, "Liberetto", he has not only found a catchy name for the ideal band to realise his intentions, but also a formula for his approach: the word he has constructed contains "libretto", a pointer t...

line up

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

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Nordahl
Carolina Grinne / english horn, oboe

Arve Henriksen / trumpet (on Nikita‘s Dream and Yes to You)
Paolo Fresu / trumpet (on Africa and Scherzo)

Recording Information

All music composed and arranged by Lars Danielsson

Recorded by Nilento Studio at Gothenburg Concert Hall
Engineers: Michael Dahlvid & Joar Hallgren
Coordinator: Jenny Nilsson
Additional Recording by Bo Savik at Tia Dia Music Studios, Sweden
Mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg
Recording Producer: Lars Nilsson