Next step - 2015

 
 

Next Step - info and credits

Recorded on march 31 and April 1, 2015 in MillFactory Studios, Copenhagen.
Engineer, mixing and master: Boe Larsen

Michael Bladt: Tenor, alto, soprano and baritone saxophone. Flute, alto flute, clarinet and bass clarinet
Kaare Munkholm: Vibraphone and marimba
Per Gade: Guitar
Morten Ramsbøl: Acoustic and eletric bass
Rasmus Kihlberg: Drums
Eliel Lazo: Percussion
Chuck Owen (US): arranger on Busy Bass Blues, How Lucky We Are, Kvint Jam and Next Step

All compositions by Michael Bladt

Cover by: Carsten Nielsen
Record company: Gateway Music

Thanks to: Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, DJBFA, Lars Møller, Nikolai Bøgelund Petersen, Marianne, Eigil, Sigrid and Vigga

Tracklist:

01 - Busy Bass Blues 8:29
02 - How Lucky We Are 9:38
03 - Kvint Jam 6:40
04 - Next Step 8:54
05 - Courage 5:34
06 - Blues for Bill 3:32
07 - Inspiration 6:17
08 - Fellowship 6:29
09 - Lille Messi-as 5:45

Total playing time: 61:47

 

 

Kirkland - 2010

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Kirkland - info and credits

Recorded February 3rd and 4th 2010 at Lundgaard Studio
Recording engineer: Morten Maltesen
Mixed by Morten Eriksen at The Recording Room

Michael Bladt: Tenor alto soprano and baritone saxophone. Bass clarinet, flute, altoflute and EWI
Hans Esbjerg: Piano Wurlitzer and Organ
Torben Bjørnskov: Eletric and Accoustic bass
Lars Wagner: Drums
Kaare Munkholm: Vibraphone on track 5 and 7
Per Gade: Guitars
Steen Raahauge: Percussion
Nikolai Bøgelund Petersen: Trombone
Jesper Riis: Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Lars Vissing: Beats on track 4 and 8
Lars Vissing and Lars Wagner: Beats on track 3

All compositions by Michael Bladt

Cover by So What Copenhagen and Carsten Nielsen

Tracklist:

01 - Kirkland 6:34
02 - Suite Twelve 6:10
03 - Yellow 5:17
04 - Vintage Funk 4:21
05 - The Missing Beat 5:37
06 - Extended Searching 6:21
07 - Song for Mary G 6:35
08 - Cuban Circus 3:35
09 - Endlessly 4:57
10 - Motif 6:11

Total Playing time: 55:36

 

 

 

ROUGH EDGES - 1999

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Rough Edges - info and credits

All compositions by Michael Bladt.
Exept #3 by Matt Denis and #8 by Joseph Kosma

Michael Bladt: Tenor and soprano saxophone
Hans Esbjerg: Piano, Rhodes and Organ
Peter Vuust: Bass
Anders Holm: Drums
Steen Raahauge: Percussion

Recorded and mixed in Rainbow Studio, Oslo
November 1st-4th 1999, by Jan Erik Kongshaug
Cover: Jesper Seneca

Tracklist:

01 - Scandinavian Arabesque 5:09
02 - Rough Edges 5:13
03 - Everything Happens to me 6:45
04 - The Gopsel 5:41
05 - Seven Ways 6:14
06 - Airborne 7:43
07 - Prime Time 6:38
08 - Autumn Leaves 8:48

Total Playing time: 52:00