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Live Review

Y-Otis at Raahe's Festival by the Beach

Read "Y-Otis at Raahe's Festival by the Beach" reviewed by Anthony Shaw


Y-Otis with Otis Sandsjö Ruiskuhuone Stage Jazz on the Beach Raahe, Finland July 31,2021 Many events haven't happened these last two summer seasons, and Otis Sandsjö's participation in the 36th Raahe Jazz on the Beach almost didn't happen. But, like many things that aren't expected to materialize, this particular show was perhaps all the more appreciated. You may not know how remote his nineteenth century town on the eastern coast of the Gulf ...

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Multiple Reviews

2 Quartets on We Jazz Records

Read "2 Quartets on We Jazz Records" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Finnish label We Jazz Records is back with two quartet recordings. Both are intriguing in their respective ways, which differ from each other in almost every aspect. Let's have a closer look... Otis Sandsjö Y-Otis 2 We Jazz Records 2020 Berlin-based, Swedish-native saxophonist Otis Sandsjö's sophomore album and second stance under the Y-Otis moniker picks up where the debut left off, presenting a more developed mix of choppy hip-hop rhythms wrapped in ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Otis Sandsjö, Pablo Ablanedo, Webber/Morris Big Band and More

Read "Otis Sandsjö, Pablo Ablanedo, Webber/Morris Big Band and More" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Second part of this week's review of new and upcoming releases [for the first part click here] with the great return of master arranger Pablo Ablanedo, the new single by Swedish saxophonist and flutist Otis Sandsjö, two new projects by the prolific oud and guitarist Gordon Grdina, and saxophones in solo, duo, trio and quartet settings. Happy listening! PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Otis Sandsjö “Tremendoce" Y-OTIS 2 ...

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My Playlist

Otis Sandsjö

Read "Otis Sandsjö" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero


1. Aretha Franklin, Amazing Grace (Atlantic, 1972)Listening to Aretha coming home makes you feel like coming home. R.I.P. 2. Skúli Sverrisson, Óskar Gudjónsson, The Box Tree (Mengi, 2012). This album was on repeat around the time of my daughter's birth a few months back. It says it all. A saxophone sound from another planet. 3. NONAME, Telefone (Vinyl Me, Please, 2017)“Yesterday" was the soundtrack to my whole 2017. ...


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