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Content by tag "Pekka Pylkkänen"

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene

Read "Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

[This is the fourth of the All About Jazz series on “The Many Faces of Jazz Today: Critical Dialogues" in which we explore the current state of jazz around the world with musicians, journalists, and entrepreneurs who give us their own unique perspectives.

Jazz originated in America, but Europe has made and still makes ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Pianist Mika Pohjola Presents A Stockholm Concert Series

Pianist and composer Mika Pohjola presents a weekly concert series at the Finnish Church (Finska Kyrkan/Suomalainen Kirkko) in Stockholm spanning July and August 2014. The series features notable guest artists from Sweden and Finland, in a duo and trio format, who will perform with Pohjola every Wednesday starting at 11:30 am. They will present music in the jazz and Scandinavian troubadour ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Pekka Pylkk: Opaque

Read "Opaque" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

More contemporary jazz from Pekka's Tube Factory.

Pekka's Tube Factory (Naxos Jazz 86028) was released in 1999. It was one of the first contemporary jazz releases by the then brand new label. Now Pekka Pylkkänen is back with another notable collection of razor sharp contemporary jazz. Pylkkänen, once again, blows through his variety of winds on ...

Pekka Pylkkanen: Pekka's Tube Factory

Read "Pekka's Tube Factory" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

"Akseli and the 11th Dream" opens this affair while providing a glimpse or indication of things to come. Pylkkanen and co. provide the listener with a refreshing, contemporary sound yet not overly saccharine or over-produced. Here, the pleasant arrangement and satisfying backwash of mellow yet poignant synths from keyboardist Seppo Kantonen mesh well with Pylkkanen's airy, ...


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