Lena Willemark, Mats Öberg and Jonas Knutsson
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Alla Drömmars Sång (Country and Eastern)
cdRoots Code: ce-25

Three of Sweden's most respsected performers in any genre, vocalist and violist Lena Willemark, pianist Mats Öberg and reeed player Jonas Knutsson together create a whole new folk-art form for Sweden. They have all worked together in folk, jazz and art music ensembles for decades, and here they mix traditional material from Lena's home of Älvdalen with own original pieces and a surprising cover of The Beatles with a strong sense of unity, in a recording created in one day, as they simply let go and just played music. Highly recommended.


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One year back, on January 24, 2012, three of the real heavy weights in Swedish contemporary music, be it folk, jazz, impro or whatever, spent an inspired day in the Atlantis studio in Stockholm with master sound engineer Janne Hansson. Knowing each other quite well musically since many years, here they mix traditional material from Lena's Älvdalen with own original pieces and a surprising "cover" into a strong unity of power and sensibility, created on a day when they let go and just played music.

Says Ale Möller:
"On this CD you hear some of the musicians I have played with most of all. Hundreds and hundreds of hours on stage and in rehearsals. Yet I hear them for the first time when I hear them here. Their intensive presence in the music. Their power and genuine will to move us. In intimate dialogues they play one another and rediscover music for us. Then: surprise and joy at the sudden capitulation of the notes. They are good. Very good."

Lena Willemark: vocal, violin, viola
With her folk music walking staff, she always finds her personal expression in new musical terrains. She stands out as one of the most versatile artists in northern europe, and has become a major voice in swedish folk music, a singer breaking new grounds.

Jonas Knutsson: saxophones
With his big musical appetite and strong presence he gives his own impression in every setting where he takes part. Always on the move in the today’s music. As the other members Jonas is a most important member in a variety of projects, some of them on Country & Eastern

Mats Öberg: keyboards, harmonica
Mostly known as half of Mats & Morgan, he has played with everybody from Frank Zappa to Carola. He started performing at the age of 9 and is considered one of Sweden’s greatest music profiles. Mats also leads his own trio.

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