Bertil Strandberg Kvintett - Cirrus [LP] (Vinyl) - UrbanVinylStore

Bertil Strandberg Kvintett - Cirrus [LP] (Vinyl)

* First time on vinyl in 45 years

* Insert with unpublished photos and liner notes by Mats Gustafsson
Frederiksberg Records is proud to announce the first vinyl / digital reissue of Bertil Strandberg Kvintett's ''Cirrus'' album.

In 1973, a snowstorm almost prevented the band from making it to the studio to record this album. Cirrus, released in 1974 in tiny numbers, has since become a heralded object among jazz aficionados.

Cirrus is full of melancholy. Yet it is balanced with a curiosity and an awareness of the world. Named after a white, wispy cloudscape made up of ice crystals, one can almost picture the deep woods of Sweden as the backdrop to these six compositions.

The group, lead by trombonist Bertil Strandberg, recorded only this album. Bertil wrote the title track which gives you a hint at how he sees the world. Bertil's brother, Goran Strandberg is on piano and wrote most of the songs on the album. American ex-pat Ed Epstein is on tenor. Ove Gustavsson and Bjarne Boman on bass and drums respectively.
Cirrus Snippet, Glir Snippet, Relik Snippet, Intakt Snippet, Cambodia Snippet, Elegi Snippet