Nils Landgren

4 Wheel Drive Live - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9895-2
  • Barcode: 614427989529
  • German Release: 25/10/2019
  • Genre: Jazz

The studio album "4 Wheel Drive", a collaboration of four stars of European jazz interpreting the music of Sting, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney and Phil Collins, topped the German jazz charts for four months in a row, the following tour further enthused the quartet. "4 Wheel Drive live" documents the final concert of the tour at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart: "The concert surpassed all expectations. Sensational!" (Stuttgarter Nachrichten)

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"Four top-league jazz musicians who just enjoy playing and who love good pop music," was how ZDF Heute Journal (German national TV news) introduced a feature about 4 Wheel Drive. “A jazz Olympics four," wrote the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. The group’s studio album spent four months at the top of the official German jazz charts, and now a new live album is being released.Nils Landgren, Michael Wollny, Wolfgang Haffner and Lars Danielsson – any one of these four with his own band could have filled a concert hall such as the Prinzregententheater in Munich, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt or the Philharmonie in Berlin as part of an ACT JazzNights tour organized by Karsten Jahnke. So the combination of the four into a supergroup raised the kind of eager expectations that such encounters do not always fulfil, because great live performa...

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Nils Landgren / trombone & vocals
Michael Wollny / piano
Lars Danielsson / bass & cello
Wolfgang Haffner / drums


Recording Information

Recorded live in concert at Theaterhaus Jazztage Stuttgart by Adrian von Ripka, April 19, 2019
Mixed and mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg, Germany

Produced by the artists
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch