Presents; from Pernambuco - Brasil: Abacaxeiro

by Steinar Aadnekvam

supported by
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      €5.85 EUR  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Digifile CD, 20 page booklet with beautiful artwork accompanying the musical journey.

    "Free" shipping world wide included in the price :-)

    Includes unlimited streaming of Presents; from Pernambuco - Brasil: Abacaxeiro via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 1 day

      €20 EUR or more 

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 5 Steinar Aadnekvam releases available on Bandcamp and save 35%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Freedoms Trio, Freedoms Tree, Presents; from Pernambuco - Brasil: Abacaxeiro, Simple Things, and Ecology. , and , .

      €20.51 EUR or more (35% OFF)

     

1.
2.
05:10
3.
4.
5.
02:59
6.
04:45
7.
8.

about

Composed at the old sugarcane plantation Engenho Santa Fé - Nazaré Da Mata, in the rural inlands of the state of Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil. A place where time at large has stood still and life is as natural as it once was.

Throughout one day from early morning sunrise to the dense tropical midnight, surrounded by the birds and animals of the Atlantic rainforest - a natural habitat that today is almost lost from our planet - ABACAXEIRO tells the stories of the "Engenho" as the listener is taken on a musical journey in eight parts.

Selected album reviews:
"Extraordinary! A pleasant and enriching experience of the new musical cosmos. Along with diverse sounds from the rain forest
here is a display of brilliant and inventive guitar playing." - Rocktimes (Germany) | "An evocative audition of the regions rythms and ambient sounds. A quirky, spirited audio postcard from the Brazilian backlands" - fRoots Magazine (UK) | "Sammen med fløytist/saksofonist Alexandre Ferreira, kontrabassist Junior Areia og perkusjonist Carlos Amarelo spiller han den temperamentfulle musikken med stort hjerte og ditto ferdighet. Globetrotteren Aadnekvam er stadig en sjelden fugl i den norske gitaristfaunaen, og han blir ikke mindre interessant å følge etter denne brasilianske erklæringen." - Dagbladet (Norge) | "Man kann "Abacaxeiro" hören, so oft man will. Was immer bleiben wird, ist die Faszination an einer Gitarre, die, weit weg von den kunstvollen, klugen Erfindungen der Musiker in den großen Städten, dorthin zurückgebracht worden ist, wo sie und alle Musik einst herkamen - in die Natur. Von einem weltläufigen Norweger, der sein Herz in Brasilien keineswegs verloren, wohl aber bis zum Rand mit Inspiration gefüllt hat." - JazzPodium (Germany)

credits

released October 1, 2011

Steinar Aadnekvam - Guitar | Alexandre Ferreira - Flute, Sax, Pifanú |
Junior Areia - Bass | Carlos Amarelo - Percussion | Guga 'Rasta' Santos - Poem (track 1)

Recorded at Estudio Muzak, Recife - PE (Brasil). Engineer André Oliveira. Nature ambience (Engenho Santa Fé, Nazaré Da Mata) on-location recordings by Flavio 'Mamoha' Andrade. Editet by Povel Ohlsson. Mixed and Mastered by Jon Allan at OAL Studio, Sollentuna - Sweden. Graphic designer Patric Thorman. Photos by Mariana Menezes Lindén. Produced by Steinar Aadnekvam.

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Steinar Aadnekvam Stockholm, Sweden

Steinar Aadnekvam, is one of the most proficient and talked about young guitarists on the Scandinavian jazz scene.

With five albums released to date he is regarded as "One of the most exciting guitar talents in recent years..." (Orkesterjournalen)

"An astonishingly gifted fingerstylist who needs to be heard by fans of Ralph Towner, Toninho Horta, Paco de Lucía and the like." (Jazztimes)
... more

contact / help

Contact Steinar Aadnekvam

Streaming and
Download help