Solveig Slettahjell, Knut Reiersrud & In The Country - Trail Of Soul (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 51:18 minutes | 1,04 GBStudio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Solveig Slettahjell was one such artist welcomed back into ACT label's fold. The ACT label released her early albums, establishing her international reputation as one of Europe’s leading jazz vocalists. Here she was partnered up with In The Country, the piano trio involving her close friend Morton Qvenild, pianist, sonic explorer and also a member of Solveig Slettahjell‘s Slow Motion ensembles. The real surprise that evening, however, came from adding the blues guitarist Knut Reiersrud. He had been on Siggi Loch's radar for quite some time, and on this occasion was having his first ever meeting with Slettahjell and her crew. It turned out to be an ideal combination. The evening was a celebration of everything that had made the Nordic sound so attractive and successful for many decades. On the one hand there was the elegiac, bluesy side, inspired by the spirit of indigenous folk music; on the other the electronic, the rhythmically daring and the experimental.