“Free to Choose” is debut album of Karel Eriksson as a leader and involves some of the most in-demand musicians from the Graz jazz scene.
As the album title reveals one always has choices to make and these choices define who we are.
On “Free To Choose” this is displayed through improvisations of various types.
With everything from free pieces to through-composed and polyharmonic compositions this CD offers a few different takes on the art of improvisation.
Gerhard Ornig –Trumpet
Karel Eriksson –Trombone
Anil Bilgen - Keyboards/piano
Emiliano Sampaio – Guitar
Gustavo Boni – Double Bass & E-Bass
Luis Andre Carneiro de Oliveira – Drum Set
Recorded in Graz in May 2018 by Ulrich Katzenberger & Lukas Ledoldis.
Mixed & Mastered by Alexander Yannilos
Artwork: Luiz Moura
Produced by Karel Eriksson & Alexander Yannilos
Label: Freifeld Tonträger, Vienna.