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Verneri Pohjola: Bullhorn

Read "Bullhorn" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Finnish trumpeter Verneri Pohjola has earned his stripes in collaborations with Quintessence, the Ilmiliekki Quartet, UMO--the country's leading big-band--and Black Motor, with whom he recorded the sizzling Rubidium (TUM Records, 2013). It's as a leader, however, with Aurora (ACT Music, 2009)--voted Finish jazz album of the year--and Ancient History (ACT Music, 2012) that he's begun to ...

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2014

Read "Tampere Jazz Happening 2014" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
October 30--November 2, 2014

On the way from the airport to the city of Tampere you pass by Nokia, situated fifteen kilometres west of Tampere, the Scandinavian city famous for its gumboots and cables, and famous for its mobile phones. For a while 'Nokia' was synonymous ...

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Mikko Innanen & Innkvisitio: Clustrophy

Read "Clustrophy" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

This is modern European jazz at its finest. Bold and inventive, smart and informative, ironic, funny but also sad and melancholic, the highly engaging Clustrophy addresses the rich jazz legacy on both sides of the Atlantic, without being bound to any specific style or genre.

Finnish reed player Mikko Innanen has gained experience ...