Die Harke Und Der Spaten - About The Love Life Of The Garden Too
Label: Umlaut Records
Sven-ke Johansson : accordion, vocals. Axel Dörner : trumpet. Mats Gustafsson : saxophone. Per-ke Holmlander : tuba, trombone. Sten Sandell : piano. Matthias Bauer : double bass. Raymond Strid : percussion. Die Harke und Der Spaten [The Rake and the Spade] is a musical stage play with 8 scenes, for one singer/speaker and a musical ensemble. The tools - the rake and the spade - are presented during the performance in differente positions, serving as the starting point for the scenes, recounting. In part they also give rise to the vocal material - a kind of 'Love life of garden tools'. This composed-improvised piece is featured here in a version recorded in Malmö in 1998, with an incredible all-star cast of some of the most relevant improvisers on the scene today.
Cat. number: UMFR-CD04
Recorded Malmö 1998