Kresten Osgood Plays The Organ For You
released June 3, 2022
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Kresten Osgood | hammond organ
Friodin Nordsø | guitar
Ludomir Dietl | drums
Arto Erikson | percussion
Jãnis Jaunalksnis I drums
1. Play it Back
4. Når lyset bryder frem
5. Baby Let Me Take You in My Arms
6. Onsaya Joy
8. By The Time I Get To Phoenix
One of Denmarks most prolific and influential musicians Kresten Osgood is releasing his first album as a Hammond organist on April Records.
Osgood is mostly known as a drummer and has been associated with(to name a few) Dr. Yusef Lateef, Paul Bley, Sam Rivers, Wadada Leo Smith, Lee Scratch Perry, Mouse on Mars and John Tchicai. He has a long history of playing drums with organists such as Dr. Lonnie Smith, Billy Preston and Sam Yahel but this is his first album playing the organ himself.
Its an album full of soulful and funky grooves and with a deep understanding of and respect for the idiom. Osgood is covering classic organ tunes such as “Wildfire” or “Play It Back” and also interpreting hit songs like “By the Time I get To Phoenix” and “Når lyset bryder frem” by danish rock icon Sebastian.
Guitarist Friodin Nordsø and drummer Ludomir Dietl are both well known pop producers on the danish scene. Fridolin is known from bands such as The William Blakes and Choir Of Young Believers. Ludomir is a freelancer and known from the band Late.
If you like funky soulful music and cant get enogh of the sound of the hammond organ, this is the album to get!