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Ewan Svensson + Vivian Buczek + Amanda Sedgwick + Claes Crona + Peter Asplund + Jonas Kullhammar + Ewan Svensson Trio
Straight From My Heart
CD (Item 468199) Lovestreet (Sweden), 2007 --
Great work from a contemporary European vocalist -- one who easily shifts between influences from soul jazz, bossa nova, and older torch jazz -- all presented beautifully here with small combo backings! Most of the lyrics here are in English, and there's a warmly soulful feel to the record that reminds us a bit of recent jazz sides from Carmen Lundy and Dee Dee Bridgewater -- quite good company, considering our love of their work! The combo features guest tenor sax from Jesper Thilo on a few numbers -- and titles include "The Jody Grind", "Blues For Laila", "Fly Away", "So Many Stars", "You're Driving Me Crazy", "Meditacao", and "Feel...
Born and educated in Sweden, Amanda has been heard in many places throughout the world. In 1996 she she released her first album, ”Volt” (Caprice Records).
During her career Amanda has played and toured with many of Sweden's most renowned musicians as well as with several international artists: Walter Booker, Philip Harper, Ingrid Jensen, Johnny O´Neal, Kermit Walker.
Between the years 2000 and 2003 Amanda lived and worked in the Netherlands, where she appeared at several major festivals.
In 2004 Amanda released her second solo album on Touché Music, entitled ”Reunion”. The record features Philip Harper on trumpet and Amanda's compositions.
Between the years 2004 and 2006 Amanda lived in Atlanta,GA, where ...
On of the best known jazz trumpet players from Sweden, best known as the leader for Peter Asplund Quartet. Has also been touring with Bo Kaspers Orkester and other famous artists. Read more on Last.fm . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.