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   Raindrops, Raindrops



Год издания : 2002

Компания звукозаписи : EFA

Музыкальный стиль : Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop, Vocal Jazz

Время звучания : 1:05:08

Код CD : EFA 27615-2 (7 18752 76152 9)

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Woman Voice)      

Compilation. Recording Date: Nov 1966 - 1978

tracks 1 to 3, 5, 8 - Album: "We Could Be Flying" (1974) Polydor

track 4 - Album: "Cloud Line Blue" (1978) Polydor

track 6 - Album "Live At The Festival" (1973) Enja

track 7 - Album "Joy" (1968) Sonet

track 9 - Album "You Must Believe In Spring" (1974) Polydor

track 10 - Album: "Freestyle" (1985) Odin

track 11 - Album: "Jazz Moments" (1966) Sonet

track 12 - Album: "Some Other Spring" (1970) Sonet

Tracks 1-5 & 7-12 licensed from Meantime Records

Track 6 under license from Enja records

Mastered at Calyx Sound Berlin

Over the years, many different subjects have been debated in the jazz world. One of them has to do with whether or not someone who grows up speaking a language other than English can be an effective jazz vocalist - some argue that only those who grow up in English-speaking countries should sing jazz. But truth be told, there are plenty of European vocalists who grew up speaking Swedish, German, Italian, Dutch, or French and have no problem singing jazz in excellent English (a language that many Europeans learn to speak fluently at an early age). Although Karin Krog was born in Oslo and grew up in a country where Norwegian is the primary language, she is a shining example of how effectively a Scandinavian vocalist can sing English-language jazz. Raindrops, Raindrops, a best-of CD that spans 1966-1985, paints a consistently attractive picture of Krog's artistry. Assembled by a German label called Crippled Dick Hot Wax, this collection shows Krog to be an adventurous, risk-taking improviser who brings an intriguing variety of influences to the table - Sheila Jordan, Betty Carter, and Jeanne Lee have affected her work, but so have less abstract vocalists like Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington. Krog favors an inside/outside approach (usually more inside than outside), and the Norwegian improviser is as convincing on Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage" as she is on Michel Legrand's "I'll Wait for You" and Thelonious Monk's "'Round Midnight." The latter is a most pleasant surprise; instead of embracing the famous Bernie Hanighen lyrics, Krog unearths a lesser-known set of lyrics that Babs Gonzales recorded in 1956. Raindrops, Raindrops isn't the last word on Krog's contributions to vocal jazz, but for novices, it would be an excellent starting point.

- Alex Henderson (All Music Guide)


  Соисполнители :

Alex Riel (Drums)
Arild Andersen (Bass)
Bent Larsen (Flute)
Dexter Gordon (Tenor Saxophone)
Erling Christensen (Cello)
Finn Ziegler (Viola)
John Surman (Moog Synthesizer, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Synthesizer)
Jon Christensen (Drums, Percussion)
Kenny Drew (Organ, Piano)
Niels Peters (Oboe)
Niels-Henning Oersted Pedersen (Bass)
Ole Kock Hansen (Piano)
Palle Mikkelborg (Trumpet)
Per Carsten (Flute, Alt Saxophone)
Per Walther (Violin)
Philip Catherine (Guitar)
Steve Kuhn (Keyboards)
Steve Swallow (Electric Bass)
Stu Martin (Drums)
Terje Bjorklund (Piano)


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   1 Meaning Of Love         0:05:06 Kuhn
   2 Hold Out Your Hands         0:02:22 -"-
   3 Raindrops, Raindrops         0:03:45 -"-
   4 New Spring         0:06:50 Martin, Payne, Surman
   5 We Could Be Flying         0:06:02 Colombier
   6 'Round Midnight         0:06:59 Hanighen, Monk, Williams
   7 Maiden Voyage / Lazy Afternoon         0:09:17 Hancock
   8 Time To Go         0:03:07 Kuhn
   9 I'll Wait For You         0:06:44 Gimbel, Legrand
   10 Karima Two         0:04:55 Krog, Surman
   11 All Of You         0:05:08 Porter
   12 Blue Eyes         0:04:53 Egerbladh

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