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Jeanette Lindstrom

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Born: May 29, 1971    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Jeanette Lindström is the jazz singer that prompted legendary producer Quincy Jones to voice the portentous words: “An old soul in a young singer”. And also: “She really understands what jazz is all about!” The year was 1995 and Jeanette Lindström made her major breakthrough, on a broad front. The calendar tells us it’s now a different year, and today Jeanette Lindström is one of Sweden's most prized jazz singers.

Jeanette Lindström is one of Sweden’s leading jazz singers and composers. In January she won a Swedish Grammis for Best Jazz Album of the Year with her latest album “Attitude & Orbit Control”. She has that ability to set the imagination of the listener in movement - with her voice, her music as well as with her words. Her sixth solo album Attitude & Orbit Control is hard proof. A space odessey of sorts, interpersonal as well as interstellar. Micro- as well as macrocosmic forces at play. Fellow travelers include co-writing guest vocalist Robert Wyatt, a new band and new co-producer and drummer Magnus �-ström of e.s.t. as well as lyric contributor Sidsel Endresen. Jeanette Lindström wanted to move on, this time further than before. To write in a new way, to concentrate more on production and instrumentation. She wanted it to really be “Jeanette-music”, whatever that would sound like.
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”Lindstrom sings in such a way as to invite the listener into her own world. Like waking up on a warm summer day, welcomed by birds singing. It's a world full of depth, dimension and beauty. - Jazzreview.com

“...a real spacewalk that takes off in the personal and lands among the stars.” - Dagens Nyheter Review 5/5

“Attitude & Orbit Control is Jeanette Lindström's best album so far, may as well say it right away” - Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden)

“Lindström is breaking new ground by taking care of everything. She’s a singer/songwriter in jazz. And that really means a difference.” - Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)

“With great ease she weaves together different directions, musicians and traditions from Northern European jazz, something which gives a broad frame of reference for an international audience.” - Musikkguiden groove.no (Norway)

Attitude & Orbit Control
2009 Diesel (C-40)
Jeanette Lindström Jeanette Lindström - vocals, grand piano, Fender Rhodes
Andreas Hourdakis – guitars, banjo, mandolin
Jonas Östholm – grand piano, Wurlitzer, Fender Rhodes, organ, voice
Thobias Gabrielson – electric bass
Magnus Öström – drums, percussion, electronics, vibraphone, guitars, syntheseizers, voice
Guest appearances by:
Robert Wyatt – vocals, trumpet
Rickard Krantz – pedal steel
Åke Skommar – church organ
David Lindvall – electric bass
Ola Hultgren – drums, percussion
Jonas Lindgård – violin
Svante Henryson – cello
Tracks: We Would; All We Have Is Now; Morning; River; You Say; Scenery; Scenery Postludium; Blue Room Yellow Tree; Lament; River feat. Robert Wyatt; Spacetalk; Spacewalk
Produced by Magnus Öström & Jeanette Lindström
Jeanette Lindström LEAF
The KING BRITT Remixes
2007 Amigo (AMCDS 201)
Jeanette Lindström LEAF (EP)
Tracks: Leaf - King Britt Scuba Mix; Leaf - King Britt Scuba Ambient Mix Remix and additional production by King Britt for FiveSixMedia.
Mixed and Engineered by King Britt @ The Hut, Philly.
P & C 2007 Amigo Musik - a division of Bonnier Amigo Music Group
Whistling Away the Dark
2006 Amigo (AMCD 916)
Jeanette Lindström Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Bobo Stenson - piano (1, 2, 4, 5, 7)
Jonas Östholm - piano (3, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15), pump organ (12)
Palle Danielsson - double bass
Magnus Öström - drums
Tracks: Whistling Away the Dark; My One and Only Love; You Go to My Head; I Didn't Know What Time It Was; Jitterbug Waltz; The Nearness of You; Lush Life; Misty; Nature Boy; Peace; Night and Day; Too Marvelous for Words; What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?; When There Is Love; Grow Old with Me In The Middle Of This Riddle
2005 Amigo (AMCD 909)
Jeanette Lindström Jeanette Lindström - vocals, piano, claviola
Staffan Svensson - trumpet
Peter Nylander - guitar
Daniel Karlsson - piano, keyboards
Christian Spering - double bass
Peter Danemo - drums, percussion
Jonas Lindgren - violin
Örjan Högberg - viola
Mattias Helldén - cello
Tracks: Always; From This Tower; The World; You Could Rely On Me; End; Leaf; Too; Going Up; Here; When Things Get Real; Be There; Too (Take 1) WALK
2003 Amigo (AMCD 895)
Jeanette Lindström Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Staffan Svensson - trumpet
Peter Nylander - guitar
Daniel Karlsson - piano, keyboards
Severi Pyysalo - vibraphone
Christian Spering - double bass
Peter Danemo - drums, percussion
Ale Möller - lute, hammered dulcimer
Tracks: Intro; This Time; Walk; Reasons; Trains and Boats and Planes; Turning Pages; Interlude 1; Waiting; The Two Lonely People; I Run; Interlude 2; Where Is Wolfgang?; What Remains; Closer; That Sorry School; Keeping Things Whole Feathers
2000 Prophone Records (PCD 053)
Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Steve Dobrogosz - piano
Tracks: Butterfly; Never Let Me Go; The Look Of Love; Love Makes You Suffer; Both Sides; Now; My Hands; Almost Blue; Like Water; Moon River; To Whom It May Concern; Future Window; You Are There; Deep Space Sinatra/Weill
1999 Caprice Records (CAP 216 24)
Jeanette Lindström, Norrbotten Big Band & Norrbotten Chamber Orchestra Tim Hagans, Kenny Werner Arrangements by Kenny Werner and Tim Hagans.
Tracks: Speak Low; My Ship; The Tender Trap; Blame It On My Youth; Fly Me To The Moon; Lonely House; All My Tomorrows; The Lady Is A Tramp; Lost In The Stars
A joint production Caprice Records & Norrbottensmusiken I Saw You
1997 Caprice Records (CAP 215 49)
Jeanette Lindström Quintet
Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Örjan Hultén - saxophones
Torbjörn Gulz - piano & fender rhodes
Christian Spering - double bass
Anders Kjellberg - drums
Tracks: I Saw You; Love Comes Quietly; He Says; My Hands; Couldn't You Try; The Color; The Change; Gracie's Piano & The 25th Key; The Colder the Air; "Oh, Love..."; Stockholm; The Wait Once
1997 Dragon Records (DRCD 308)
Anders Jormin - bass, electric bass, arrangements
Thomas Gustafson - tenor and soprano saxophones
Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Jarle Vespestad - drums, percussion
Tracks: Once Upon A Summertime; What Reason Could I Give; Natt; Lost In The Stars; Tveten; Allt under himmelens fäste; På kryss med monsunen; Q; Preluduo; Olivia Another Country
1995 Caprice Records (CAP 214 80)
Jeanette Lindström Quintet
Jeanette Lindström - vocals
Örjan Hultén - saxophones
Torbjörn Gulz - piano
Dan Berglund - double bass
Magnus Öström - drums & percussion
Tracks: Never Will I Marry; Another Country; All the World's A Stage; It Don't Come Easy; Cold; The Answer; Meeting; Lonely House; Wives and Lovers; White Lady in the Window; Competition; Speak Low
Jeanette also appears on Saint-Germain des-Prés Café "the finest nu-jazz compilation" Volume 7 (Wagram Music 2005)

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