Ellen Andersson at Den Sorte Diamant
JazzDanmark uploaded this event on January 21, 2021
Wed, July 7, 2021
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A Unique Voice in Scandinavian Jazz
Ellen Andersson has been described as two voices in one - the young, curious and the mature, experienced - a person with a rare artistic depth. With a distinctive voice and an unmistakable expression she has, since her debut in 2016 with “I’ll Be Seeing You”, been praised by both critics and audiences - quickly establishing herself as one of the most notable artists on the Swedish jazz scene. In November 2020, she released her long-awaited second album - “You Should Have Told Me”.
“A vocalist has rarely been this wished-for. Finally!”, Johan Norberg wrote, and her debut album was awarded “Best Album of the Year” by Swedish jazz magazine Orkesterjournalen, as well as “Newcomer of the Year” by Swedish National Radio. Since then, she has been seen and heard on stages across Sweden as well as abroad, often with acclaimed symphony orchestras and big bands - but on the new album, she goes back to the core: jazz quartet, an acoustic sound - with an infrangible sense of identity and urgency....