Norrbotten Big Band

Featuring Nils Landgren

This CD with The Norrbotten Big Band (conductor Örjan Fahlström), and Nils Landgren, was released in 1995 as a joint production by Caprice and Norrbottensmusiken, a local music intstitute in the north of Sweden. The soloists include apart from Nils Landgren, trombone and vocal, Håkan Broström, saxophones, Johan Norberg, guitar, and several soloists from The Norrbotten Big Band.

The music is by a wide variety of composers: John Coltrane (impressions, Naima), Jimi Hendrix, (Stone free), Lennon/Mc Cartney (Day Tripper) , Thad Jones (Central Park North), Quincy Jones, Henri Salvador, Dorcas Cochram (The Midnight Sun Never Sets) etc.

Örjan Fahlström is one of Sweden’s best-known band leaders. He is extremely active writing and arranging music for radio and TV, making gramophone recordings and taking part in big band and symphony concerts. He is a guest conductor, with the NDR Big Band in Hamburg. Örjan Fahlström’s “own instruments” are the vibes and percussion.

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Show playlist
    • 1.
      Impressions Music: John Coltrane
    • 2.
      Lament Music: J.J Johnsson, Jon Hendricks
    • 3.
      Stonefree Music: Jimi Hendrix
    • 4.
      Twice a Week Music: Philip Catherine
    • 5.
      Day Tripper Music: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
    • 6.
      Naima Music: John Coltrane
    • 7.
      Central Park North Music: Thad Jones
    • 8.
      The Midnight Sun Never Sets Music: Quincy Jones, Henri Salavador, Dorcas Cochram
    • 9.
      Tango Erotique Music: Örjan Fahlström
  • Total playtime 66'41

Compact Disc // CAP 21494 // Jazz // Releasedate: 1 January, 1995