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Jukka Eskola: Soul Trio

Read "Soul Trio" reviewed by Anthony Shaw


Jukka Eskola is a Finnish trumpeter, well known among Scandinavian audiences particularly from his membership of the now inactive but well loved Five Corners Quintet. In fact despite the band's title, only four of the ten tracks on offer here feature only the Trio, and of the rest two actually feature a majority of the Quintet's members. With the addition of Ville Herrala on bass and Magnus Lindgren on flute, playing 'Railyard Boogie' the band sounds very ...

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Jukka Eskola: Orquestra Bossa

Read "Orquestra Bossa" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


L'idea è un po' azzardata ma il risultato è generalmente piacevole per la freschezza delle melodie e gli assoli eleganti. Il trombettista Jukka Eskola ha riunito alcuni dei migliori jazzmen del suo paese e un quartetto d'archi con l'idea di coniugare il ritmo indolente della bossa nova con stilemi neo-bop e atmosfere cameristiche. 35 anni, nato a Espoo in Finlandia, Jukka Eskola è uno dei nuovi volti del jazz finnico e ha già pubblicato alcuni dischi da leader ...


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