"Never change a winning team" they say, and so it was that for his new vocal and ballad project, " Eternal Beauty", Landgren once again reverted to this select band of brothers around Michael Wollny and Lars Danielsson. Musical diamonds like „Isn't It A Pity“ by George Harrison, „Broken Wings“ by Mr. Mister and Tina Turner's Hit "We Don't Need Another Hero" shine in jazzy "Eternal Beauty".
Not only the trombonist Nils Landgren has built up an enormous fan base over the decades – with his Funk Unit, with big bands and alongside the greats of jazz music – so has the vocalist Nils Landgren. His clear, throaty and yet mellow voice is very distinctive, and perfect for ballads. Apart from on his Christmas anthology "Christmas With My friends," it could also be admired on "The Moon, The Stars And You" that came out two years ago. The moonstruck nature of jazz was the theme on that record, and both the choice of songs and the list of guests, from Joe Sample and Steve Gadd to Joao Bosco and Richard Galliano, were colourful. What is more, Landgren put together a rhythm section here that understood each other intuitively. Alongside his companion of many years Lars Danielsson on the bass and cello, and the Viktor...Besetzung
Produced by Siggi Loch with Nils Landgren & Johan Norberg
Strings on * arranged and performed by Örjan Högberg
Recorded by Arne Schumann, August 26 – 28, 2013 at Hansa Studios Berlin
Additional recordings by Johan Norberg at Krubaston Studio Stockholm
Mixed by Arne Schumann and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Coverphoto by Siggi Loch, Biennale de Venezia, „British Magic“