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Songs About This and That

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Released  29 November 2013
Label  Meantime
Artists  John Surman, Karin Krog
Genre  Jazz
Length  44:53
Songs About This And That (2013)  TBC
Release date  29 November 2013
Producers  John Surman, Karin Krog
Recorded  23 and 24 April 2013, at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway
Awards  Spellemann Award for Jazz Music
Similar  John Surman albums, Jazz albums

Songs About This And That is a studio album by the English saxophonist John Surman together with the Norwegian vocalist Karin Krog, recorded 23 and 24 April 2013 and released on the Meantime label 29 November 2013 (MR 20).

Contents

Background

A total of ten songs about «this and that», amounted commissioned works jointly composed by the duo Karin Krog and John Surman for the Vossajazz 2010. Nine of these is comprise this release. The critique Dave Gelly, of The Observer, in his review og the album Songs About This And That, states:

Reception

The Guardian review awarded the album 4 stars.

Track listing

All compositions by John Surman & Karin Krog
  1. "Mirror Song" (1:37)
  2. "Cherry Tree Song" (6:12)
  3. "Question Song" (6:24)
  4. "Circle Song" (5:47)
  5. "Happy Song" (5:58)
  6. "Moonlight Song" (6:51)
  7. "Rain Song" (7:25)
  8. "Pebble Song" (6:02)
  9. "Monk Song" (5:09)
  • Recorded 23 & 24 April 2013 at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway
  • Personnel

  • Karin Krog - Vocals
  • John Surman - Soprano & baritone saxophones, bass clarinet & bass recorder
  • Ivar Kolve - Vibraphone
  • Bjørn Klakegg - Guitar & electronics
  • Terje Gewelt - Bass
  • Tom Olstad - Drums
  • Credits

  • Artwork & graphic design – Nina Regine Hjelle
  • Producer – John Surman & Karin Krog
  • Recording & Digital Mastering – Jan Erik Kongshaug
  • Songs

    1Mirror SongKarin Krog & John Surman1:38
    2Cherry Tree SongKarin Krog & John Surman6:13
    3Question SongKarin Krog & John Surman6:25

    References

    Songs About This and That Wikipedia


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