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

Jasper de Beer
double bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
Job Chajes
alto saxophone, vocals, backing vocals
Alec Kopyt
vocals, percussion, backing vocals
Gijs Levelt
trumpet, backing vocals
Joop van der Linden
trombone, guitar, backing vocals
Janfie van Strien
clarinet, darbuka, backing vocals, drum programming
Ellen van Vliet
accordion
Theo van Tol
bass accordion
Bas Bouma
drums
Stefan Schmid
MS20, spring reverb, drum programming, cymbal solo, Juno 106, Moog Voyager, backing vocals
Jos de Haas
guiro
Nyjolene Grey
backing vocals
DJ Git Hyper
drum programming, beats, scratches

Credits

Stefan Schmid
producer, additional recording
Hans Ravenstein
recording and mix
Zlaya Loud
mastering
Fred van Diem
photography
Martin Draax
design and artwork