Jan Allan - Software

  • Software
    Jan Allan/Erik Norström
  • Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
    D. Ellington
  • Edshult
    Erik Norström
  • Twogether
    Jan Allan/Erik Norström
  • Hang In
    Erik Norström
  • Four Together
    Jan Allan/Erik Norström
  • Three For You
    Erik Norström
  • Blues For Al
    Yasuhito Mori
  • Two More
    Jan Allan/Erik Norström
  • Jo-Jo's Time
    Erik Norström
  • One More
    Jan Allan/Erik Norström
  • A Little Tune
    Erik Norström
  • Mean To Me
    F. Ahlert
  • Erudition
    Bob Brookmeyer
  • Line For Lions
    Gerry Mulligan

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Software IGCD 086
Jan Allan CD
2000-11-06 59 SEK Buy at swedishmusicshop.com

The repertoire of this CD is based mostly on some of Erik's earlier compositions, such as: A Little Tune, which is inspired by folk music and was written in the 50s. Hang In, a tune from the same era when he was a member of the Gunnar Johnson Quintet. Three For You, was originally composed for the Sävedalen Big Band. Edshult a reflection, written in the 90s. Blues For Al, Yasuhito's tribute to drummer Al Harewood. Erudition, an early Bob Brookmeyer composition. Line For Lions, a well-known theme from the Gerry Mulligan-Chet Baker Quartet of the 50s. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me and Mean To Me, to standards from the pens of Duke Ellington and Fred Ahlert respectively. Software, Twogether, Four Together, One More, Two More, are all improvisations in duo, trio and quartet combinations.

Jan Allan - trumpet
Erik Norström - tenor sax
Rune Gustafsson - guitar
Yasuhito Mori - bass

"Really good melodious jazz. The solo performances are elegant, positive as well as full of ideas. Soft but full of activity by all four."

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