Lindha Kallerdahl


Lindha Kallerdahl studied jazz at renowned Swedish schools Skurup and Birka from 1993-1996. Situated in Stockholm, she was exposed to free music at a young age, and has participated in collaborations with Mats Gustavsson, David Stackenäs, Raymond Strid, Mattias Windemo, and Fredrik Ljungkvist. In Summer 2000, Kallerdahl made a spectacular project with Jim O'Rourke, Mats Gustavsson, and dancer Lotta Melin. In 2001, she was awarded the prestigious Jazz in Sweden Prize, which resulted in the critically acclaimed Far From Alone (Caprice Records) and new collaborations with William Parker, Barry Guy, and Palle Danielsson. She has toured with Thomas Lehn and Jaap Blonk, and has played with Ikue Mori, Lise-Lotte Norelius, and Okkuyng Lee. Her first live performance of Gold in Stockholm in 2007 included Okkuyng Lee, Anna Lindahl, and Nina de Heney.


Lindha Kallerdahl: voice, grand piano, organ

Track Listing

1.A King1:352.Body & Soul2:463.Gold4:244.Doj1:29
5.Gold Arrow1:07
10.All Of Me1:22
11.Beautiful Love2:08
16.Blue Eye1:45
17.Midnight Express1:42

All songs by Lindha Kallerdahl (2007 Syndicore Music Ltd. 2007 Lindha Kallerdahl) except Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton and Johnny Green), All Of Me (Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons) and Beautiful Love (Victor Young and Johnny Mercer).


Recorded November 27th and 28th at Epidemin, Goteborg, Sweden by Johannes Lundberg. Mixed January 29th and 30th 2007 at Epidemin by Lindha Kallerdahl and Johannes Lundberg. Mastering by Johannes Lundberg. Produced by Lindha Kallerdahl. Artwork by David Andreas. Photograhy by Josef Kallerdahl.

Press Quotes

"Lindha Kallerdahl has a remarkable span in her singing and it really shows on this tremendous solo album. Several songs are only vocals; sometimes she plays expressive piano and organ. A couple of jazz standards for example Body & Soul gets a new costume, mostly new songs by Lindha. She can sing soothing, the voice like pouring water, scatter and shout and, well anything in between. Jazz? Improvisation? Well Lindhamusic very impressive. All the way."
- PM JÖNSSON, Göteborgsposten

"Singer Lindha Kalleredahl´s music could be placed within the interesting zone between jazz and progressive and improvisation music. She has said that she sees herse11lf as part of a tradition. But as listener you feel that her verbal whirlwind only touch the known references. There is singing but also vocal artistry that touches, and in its own way, link the mist far fetched influences and moments of recognition. "Gold" is actually her first solo album, but the experience she has gained from the collaborations with Anna Lindahl and Sonic Youth amongst others, doesn't pass the ear unnoticed. She is strong, intense and generous. She really wants; it seems, to move the listener. No posing and restrained bullshit. In other words. Lindha Kallerdahl is for real." - Johannes Cornell

Musicians: Lindha Kallerdahl

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