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Label: Wime Records
Track listing: Love Addict; Baby, Don’t Lose Your Cool; Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere; Down in the Valley; All I Could Do Was Cry; Baby, Please Don’t Go; You Don’t Know; That’s How Strong My Love Is; Don’t Freeze on Me; Working Man; Suga Mama; Well, I Done Got Over It.
by Jack Bowers
Although Swedish-born and --based saxophonist Jakob Norgren's orchestra has been making waves for several years, Volume 5 is only the second of its recordings to churn up the waters in this estuary. And churn them it does, even though Norgren's blend of R&B, soul, pop, blues and funk far outweighs the album's minimal jazz content.
by Budd Kopman
One look into the eyes of composer/reed man Jakob Norgren tells you that he is an extremely purposeful, self- directed and intense person. His music for his Jazz Orchestra reflects these attributes, making Pathfinding quite an aural ride. Stylistically, this music fits somewhere between Ayn Inserto's story-telling Home Away From Home and John Fedchock's ...
by Jack Bowers
Although he has been a fixture on the Swedish jazz scene for some years now, Jakob Norgren is more closely associated with soul, blues, funk and R&B than with contemporary big-band jazz. That perception may change with the release of Pathfinding, the debut recording by Norgren's impressive Jazz Orchestra, on which he proves to be a ...
by Edward Blanco
Swedish composer and jazz artist Jakob Norgren is a complex individual with a fascinating background of which band leader is only one component of his varied resume. Leading the Swedish-based contemporary Jakob Norgren Jazz Orchestra, the group deliver their debut album on the audacious Pathfinding, where the music is big band, modern with all new original ...
by Chris Mosey
The last word has yet to be spoken on the role of the baritone saxophone in jazz big band writing. Duke Ellington used Harry Carney to great, often magnificent effect. Then, in 1960, Gerry Mulligan took things further with his Concert Jazz Band. At that moment the Beatles and the beat boom that ...