Album Remarks & Appraisals:
This second release from the Swiss-Belarus musical co-op Kazalpin follows dozens of sold-out concerts in Switzerland and Belarus, and enthusiastic reviews from around the world. On their new CD, the Alpine ensemble of saxophonist Albin Brun tries toachieve the impossible, with Patricia Draeger (accordion, flute), Claudio Strebel (double bass), and Marco Käppeli (drums) as well as Belarusian singing trio Akana (Irena Kotvitskaja, Rusia, and Nadzeya Tschuhunova).
Personnel: Rusia, Nadzeya Tschuhunova, Irena Kotvitskaja (vocals); Patricia Draeger (accordion); Albin Brun (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Claudio Strebel (double bass); Marco Kappeli (drums).
Audio Mixers: Andy Neresheimer; Albin Brun.
Recording information: Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland (12/03/2014-12/05/2014).
Editors: Andy Neresheimer; Albin Brun.