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Eero Koivistoinen (born January 13, 1946), one of the all-time greats in Finnish jazz and saxophone, arrived in the Finnish jazz scene in the mid-60s. Ever since, he has been one of the most distinguished and trusted jazz musicians in Finland. He is known for his versatility and creativeness, his tastes ranging from pithy jazz solos to large-scale orchestral works. Eero Koivistoinen’s interest in music began at an early age, his first choices being classical and the violin. At sixteen, the violin was put aside in favour of the alto saxophone. Later on he switched to the tenor and soprano saxophones
2 Debuts = 2 Quartets
by Friedrich Kunzmann
Bebop idioms prove far from extinct on these debut albums from two hungry cats, leading vigorous quartets with the mission to carry the bop torch of a young jazz generation. Nathan Francis Nathan Francis Quartet Ajabu! Records 2021 American bassist Nathan Francis has been based out of Helsinki, ...
36th International Tampere Jazz Happening
by John Ephland
36th International Tampere Jazz Happening Tampere, Finland November 2-5, 2017 They were the winner of this year's Europe Jazz Network (EJN) Award for Adventurous Programming. Receiving the award at April's jazzahead! conference in Bremen, Tampere Jazz Happening and Artistic Director Juhamatti Kauppinen celebrated what has become 35 years of top-drawer programming. The ...
Things We Like: Ottobre 2016
by AAJ Staff
Finito il mese di ottobre, riprendiamo la vecchia rubrica Things We Like," dove, un po' per passione e un po' per gioco, descriviamo le cose (musicali e non) che ci rimarranno impresse del mese appena trascorso. Alberto Bazzurro Ottobre, mese pre-referendario per eccellenza (non quel referendum...), si porta generalmente appresso una caterva ...
Juhani Aaltonen: To Future Memories – The Music of Antti Hytti
by Dave Wayne
Can anyone just decide, on a whim, to take up an instrument and simply become a working musician anymore? That's precisely what Juhani Aaltonen did as an eighteen year-old living in the town of Inkeroinen, in central Finland back in the early 1950s. Apart from a year of study at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and ...
Conrad Herwig: There's Nothing Else
by Bob Kenselaar
Talking about some of his great influences in jazz, Conrad Herwig points out that it's important to look beyond their achievements on their instruments. Sometimes during a musician's lifetime, people put so much emphasis on their virtuosity as a player that they don't really think about the vehicle of their expressiontheir compositions." Herwig was speaking of ...
Track listing: 01. 3rd Version; 02. Near But Far Away; 03. Muy Bonita Ciudad; 04. Latin Power.
Label: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava
Eero Koivistoinen: 3rd Version
by AAJ Italy Staff
Il saxofonista finlandese Eero Koivistoinen è stato uno dei migliori interpreti europei di quella musica ibrida che pescava dal jazz e dal rock in quel magico momento alla fine degli anni sessanta e agli inizi degli anni settanta che ha rivoluzionato definitivamente la musica moderna. Questo 3rd Version è il settimo album a suo nome e ...
WartaJazz.com: An Indonesian Jazz Mission
by Ian Patterson
In his book The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia's Quest for Wealth (HarperCollins, 2009), Michael Schuman writes, In little more than a generation, Asia has emerged from centuries of stagnation to become the rising force of the global economy--a transformation so spectacular that some have called it a miracle." WartaJazz.com founders in 2001, ...