Henrik Nordén – vol.1

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Henrik Nordén Vol 1 PCD179 Prophone Records/Naxos Sweden:

Vol. 1 was mainly due to my equally great fascination for funk, jazz and music arranging. Intricate grooves, a big horn section, vocal harmonizing and improvisation are important ingredients on this album.

In my music, I want all instrument groups (vocals / rhythm section / horns /background vocals) to get equally space (except for the solos, where I selfishly play all of them myself).On a personal side, I’

m especially pleased that so many talented musicians wanted to participate on the recording. Some of them I work with almost daily, while with others I haven’t performed in 25 years.

Influences of bands like Tower of Power and Steely Dan are (too?) obvious.

All music composed/produced/arranged by Henrik Nordén

Henrik Nordén: sop/alt/tenor/baritone sax, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet, electric bass (4,5), guitar, keyboard, background vocals, lead vocals (5)
Larsa Eriksson: lead vocals (1,3)
Mikael Lundin: lead vocals (2)
Klas Norberg: lead vocals (4)
Andreas Bjurström: electric guitar
Johan Edin: fender rhodes, hammond B3, clavinet
Sebastian Broberg: electric bass (2)
Stefan Bäcklund: electric bass (1)
Philip Jorstig: electric bass (3)
Jesper Hellqvist: drums
Per Bejstam: trumpet, flügelhorn
Stefan Tjeder: trombone (1)
Magnus Wiklund: trombone (2,5)
Mixed/Mastered by Tim Johnsson
Larsas vocals recorded by Tony Naima
Album cover photo by Jonatan Edlund

Tracklist:
1 beautiful lady
2 one more time (please be mine)
3 take it or leave it
4 (the man is a) loser
5 my disease

Check it out here:

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3ZZrFB9pufslAMvJp5c4yw?si=bzFiypDpQ2qN7feUK788AQ

I-tunes Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/se/album/henrik-nord%C3%A9n-vol-1-ep/1361402365

Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/album/86199587

Amazon music  https://music.amazon.com/albums/B07BKP85DJ

Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/album/59373972

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