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ORD: Hemligheter på vägen

Read "Hemligheter på vägen" reviewed by Troy Dostert

Drawing inspiration from Tomas Tranströmer, one of the giants of Scandinavian poetry, Swedish pianist Karin Johansson and her quintet ORD have forged a memorable and distinctive musical document. Named after one of Tranströmer's poems, Hemligheter på Vägen ("Secrets on the Way") sketches an evocative, often mysterious, but eminently engaging sound portrait that is as elusive as it is absorbing. Tranströmer has been feted by jazz musicians before—perhaps most notably by Jan Garbarek on It's OK to Listen to ...


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