I was a child I would be awakened at weekends to the sound of my mother
playing her favourite recordings of
such artists as
Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald.
I remember that I also liked this
music and these memories and melodies have become an intrinsic part
of my being. Music, which I love and grew
It is therefore not surprising that when the
time came to record last summer, it was these songs which were chosen.
Music, which has been part of me as
long as I can remember.
|Many people are
often reluctant to play standards because they have been played so many
times and ways before.
But good music has it's own will and is able to exist on it's own
merits and speaks for
Music is the stuff of which dreams are weaved, fulfilling a need or
inner longing to touch and express
Music can achieve this in its own right without the
need for outside influences.
Gösta and the idea of making a record evolved. We shared a mutual
enthusiasm resulting in the
selection of some of the older songs from The American Songbook.
It was also a privilege and a
pleasure to play together with such talented musicians as Jocke, Christian
I truly hope you'll enjoy