Fortuna

Label:
Vetnasj Recordings
Releasedatum:
2020
A raw edge, exciting layers and genuine joy in music making: on the new album Fortuna producer Stefan Schmid opens up the seasoned Amsterdam Klezmer band. The collaboration with Stefan Schmid has been a new and refreshing experience for the band and through this, Fortuna has become a unique AKB Album with it’s added subtle, disorderly elements as well as rhythmical production components. So is it still Klezmer we’re dealing with? Damn right it is…

Line - up

Janfie van Strien
Clarinet, backing vocals on #1, drum programming on #6, darbuka on #8
Gijs Levelt
Trumpet, , backing vocals on #1
Job Chajes
Alto saxophone, vocals, backing vocals on #1
Joop van der Linden
Trombone, guitar, backing vocals on #1
Ellen van Vliet
Accordion
Jasper de Beer
Double bass, bass guitar, backing vocals on #1
Alec Kopyt
Vocals, percussion, backing vocals on #1
Theo van Tol
Bass accordion on Trach i Bach
Bas Bouma
Drums on #1, #3, #5, #9, #11, #16
Stefan Schmid
MS20, spring reverb on #1, drum programming on #4, #5, #6, #7, #12 and #17, cymbal solo, Juno 106 and Moog Voyager on #7, backing vocals on #1
Jos de Haas
Guiro on #4 and #9
Nyjolene Grey
Backing vocals on #9
DJ Git Hyper
Drum programming, beats, scratches on #18

Credits

Stefan Schmid
Producer, additional recording
Hans Ravestein
Recording and mixing
Zlaya Loud
Mastering
Martin Draax
Design and artwork
Fred van Diem
Photography