"Byssan Lull" by Hakan Brostrom
From the album
Episodes from the Future and the Past
By Hakan Brostrom
Don't people make the world go round? Sometimes. A live recording of an exquisitely arranged and magically performed lullaby. #somethingelse Byssan Lull
About the Album
Following up on his 2010 quartet release "Refraction", featuring pianist Joey Calderazzo, Art of Life Records is pleased to present, "Episodes from the Future and the Past", a new live recording by saxophonist, composer and arranger Håkan Broström. The 72-minute album was recorded live by Swedish Radio on October 19th, 2012 at Folkets Hus, Haparanda, Sweden and October 20th, 2012 at Kulturens Hus, Luleå, Sweden and features the 16-piece Norrbotten Big Band in addition to percussionist Marilyn Mazur. All compositions and arrangements by Håkan Broström except "Byssan Lull" which was arranged by Håkan Broström. 24-bit Digital Mastering by Paul G. Kohler at Art of Life Studios in Charleston, South Carolina in May 2014.
Personnel: Håkan Broström: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute & alto flute; Karl-Martin Almqvist: tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute & alto flute; Jan Thelin: alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet; Per Moberg: baritone saxophone, flute; Mats Garberg: tenor saxophone, flute; Dan Johansson: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jacek Onuszkiewics: trumpet, flugelhorn; Magnus Ekholm: trumpet, flugelhorn; Bo Strandberg: trumpet, flugelhorn; Peter Dahlgren: trombone; Urban Wiborg: trombone; Björn Hängsel: trombone; Kim Aagaard: trombone; Adam Forkelid: piano; Petter Olofsson: bass; Sebastian Ågren: drums; Marilyn Mazur: percussion.