Ulf Wakenius

Notes From The Heart - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9435-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94352 1
  • German Release: 01/11/2005
  • Genre: Swedish Jazz, Guitar Jazz

"Notes from The Heart sind ein intensives, virtuoses und nicht zuletzt wunderschönes Statement moderner grenzüberschreitender Gitarristik" (AKUSTIK GITARRE)

CD des Monats November 2005

Only digitally available

Ulf Wakenius plays the music of Keith Jarrett It’s a matter of the heart. But it is obviously nothing like Franz Lehar’s "Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz" ("You Are My Heart’s Delight") or any pop song. Of course it refers to the same feeling. In a different way: not as operetta but as instrumental acoustic jazz. Yes, the heart matters. It’s the most important organ, pumping blood through body, brain and lungs. Blood - the fuel of love making. But this recording is not a description of a stormy love affair or of a past romance; it rather describes tender heartfelt moments. The musical passion was aroused when Ulf Wakenius was invited in 2003 to play with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra at the award ceremony of the Polar Prize to Keith Jarrett in Stockholm. A love for the beauty of compositions that Jarrett no longer...

line up

Ulf Wakenius – guitar
Lars Danielsson – bass, cello, piano
Morten Lund – drums

Recording Information

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Jan-Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studios, Oslo, Norway on May 21 - 22, 2005
Produced by Siegfried Loch