Winner of the readers poll for Best Jazz Album 2021
"I want to draw parallels to Roy Hargrove and Ambrose Akinmusire"
-Jazz Magazine (Orkesterjournalen), Sweden
"A small miracle in
today's jazzland, full of
lyricism and transcendence.
Outstanding.. Flawless album"
- Arnaldo DeSouteiro (producer, member of JJA and voting member of NARAS - GRAMMY)
"Alternately bold, expressive, comforting, and engaging,
.. among the year's best."
lifts towards the sky.
In Between is comfort for
- Värmlands Folkblad, Sweden
Enjoyed that immensely"
- Randy Brecker
"Erik Palmberg has really carved out his own expressive sound with threads in Nordic music and stable moorings in the bollards of jazz. This is a first-class production and an effective contribution to a living jazz tradition. "
- Opulens, Sweden
"bursting with ideas and themes that result in a musically perfect symbiosis"
manages the tradition in a lively and personal way"
"A very distinctive sound"
-Musicalmemoirs Jazz Blog, USA
"Poetic volume of first-class music"
"With the album "In Between", Erik Palmberg, apart from everything that is the best in Scandinavian music, also makes a deep tribute to the classical jazz tradition."
- Babskim Uchem, jazz blog, Poland
"A new star on the
"Here are the roots of jazz's deepest soil and not least the music breathes Swedish tradition and those blue tones are present almost everywhere.
Erik Palmbergs album belongs in the fine rooms of jazz"
"In Between is a beautiful album.
A mature, graceful and harmonious album, recorded with deep-seated lyricism"
-Turkish Jazz Portal, cazkolik.com
"Lira likes" - "The roots of jazz meet a distinctive European, sometimes Nordic sound.. timeless.
-Lira music magazine
- Off Topic Magazine, Italy
"Another indicator of the strength and depth on the Scandinavian jazz scene "
- Jazztoday, radio UK
"Palmberg's own compositions are both imaginative and quietly reflective, at the same time as he allows himself to push boundaries."
serious and solid"
- Drasunsun jazz blog, Japan
"The album brings perfectly refined instrumental music full of captivating melodies and harmony"
" Gentle expressions, interesting unison, live improvisations, melodic caresses, soothing wanderings, ... Simply a balm for today's hectic world and "messy" nerves! Great!"
"shows what a brilliant soloist he is, where his playing is reminiscent of greats like Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard and Tom Harrell
..a thoroughly very tasteful album "
- 7 Övik, Sweden