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"The Moon, The Stars And You" by Nils Landgren

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The Moon, The Stars and You
Record Label: ACT Music
By Nils Landgren
Released: 2013

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About the Album

He's covered everyone from ABBA to Swedish folk songs, but for The Moon, The Stars And You, Swedish trombonist/vocalist Nils Landgren gets back to basics with a ballad album and a core group that includes pianist Michael Wollny, bassist Lars Danielsson and drumer Rasmus Kihlberg, in addition to guests Joe Sample, Steve Gadd, Richard Galliano and the NDR Big Band and Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. A mix of standards and originals, the title track, co-written with Wollny, is a sentimental but never saccharine look at Landgren's softer side.

Track Listing

01. Moonshadow (Cat Stevens) - 05:11; 02. The Moon, the Stars And You (Nils Landgren / Michael Wollny) - 03:28; 03. Oh You Crazy Moon (Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke) - 03:34; 04. Joe’s Moonblues (Nils Landgren) - 03:57; 05. Angels of Fortune (Lars Danielsson/Caecilie Norby) - 04:52; 06. Moon River (Henry Mancini) - 04:32; 07. Til’ There Was You (Meredith Willson) - 03:18; 08. Stars in Your Eyes (Herbie Hancock/ Ray Erskine Parker / Gavin Christopher Wright) - 04:28; 09. Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends (Kristoffer Kristofferson) - 04:37; 10. The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress (Jimmy Webb) - 04:45; 11. Holofotes (João Bosco / Antonio Cicero Civero/ Waly) - 05:27; 12. Lost in the Stars (Kurt Weill) - 07:22; CD / DVD Set-2 01. Joe’s Moonblues Live (Nils Landgren) - 08:34; 02. Moonshadow Live (Cat Stevens) - 05:10; 03. The Moon, The Stars and You Live (Nils Landgren/ Michael Wollny) - 03:34; 04. Oh You Crazy Moon Live (Jimmy Van Heusen/ Johnny Burke) - 03:50; 05. The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress Live (Jimmy Webb) - 04:43; 06. Moon River Live (Henry Mancini) - 06:01; 07. Til’ There Was You Live (Meredith Willson) - 06:00; 08. Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends Live (Kristoffer Kristofferson) - 03:56; 09. Stars in Your Eyes Live (Herbie Hancock/ Ray Erskine Parker / Gavin Christopher Wright) - 06:13.

Personnel

Nils Landgren (trombone, voce); Michael Wollny (piano); Lars Danielsson (contrabbasso); Rasmus Kihlberg (batteria); Joe Sample (piano); João Bosco(chitarra & voce); Richard Galliano (fisarmonica); Steve Gadd (batteria); Cæcilie Norby (voce) Johan Norberg (chitarra); NDR Bigband; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Date featured

September 21, 2012

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