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Album

Ilmiliekki Quartet

Label: We Jazz Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: Three Questions; Sgr A*; Aila; Follow the Damn Breadcrumbs; Night Song; Kaleidoscopesque.

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Article: Extended Analysis

Music For Ukraine

Read "Music For Ukraine" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Music For Ukraine is a benefit album whose proceeds are intended solely for humanitarian aid in Ukraine. This gargantuan compilation features artists from the roster of Finnish label We Jazz Records. The twenty-six tracks—contemporary jazz for the most part, with the odd foray into modern chamber and electronica-tinged experimentalism—amount to two-and-a-half hours of compelling music. A ...

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Article: Album Review

Ilmiliekki Quartet: Ilmiliekki Quartet

Read "Ilmiliekki Quartet" reviewed by Pat Youngspiel


When opener “Three Queens" kicks off seemingly mid-motion, Verneri Pohjola, Tuomo Prättälä, Antti Lötjönen and Olavi Louhivuori—a foursome going by the name of Ilmiliekki Quartet—sound as though they've already been at it for a while. They're all warmed up, in complete sync and have found a common groove at which they're smoothly tugging and pulling in ...

Album

Blood Red

Label: Galileo Music
Released: 2021
Track listing: I, Satan; Istanbul; Siro Efendi (I am a Corpse); I am Called Kara/I, Sekure; Blood Red; I am a Gold Coin.

Album

Where the Streets Lead

Label: Edition Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: You Are the Truth; Where the Streets Lead; Lost Orbits; The Afternoon of Human Life; Widest Possible Aperture; Illuminate; Feels Like Fiction; A Force for Good.

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Article: Album Review

Espoo Big Band: Blood Red

Read "Blood Red" reviewed by Jack Bowers


If the music on Blood Red, the eleventh album by Finland's world-class Espoo Big Band, sounds more Middle Eastern than Scandinavian, there's a reason for that. It was inspired, writes composer/arranger Mikko Hassinen, by 2006 Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk's book, My Name Is Red, set in sixteenth-century Istanbul. The music “doesn't describe or explain the story ...

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Article: Album Review

Slowly Rolling Camera: Where the Streets Lead

Read "Where the Streets Lead" reviewed by Geannine Reid


Slowly Rolling Camera is a jazz ensemble. Its core is pianist-composer Dave Stapleton, producer Deri Roberts, vocalist-lyricist Dionne Bennett, and drummer Elliot Bennett. Their newest album Where the Streets Lead is a follow-up to their acclaimed album, Juniper (Edition Records, 2018). The album presents eight tracks with a large ensemble, including an 8-piece string section and ...

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Bullhorn (Live in London)

Featuring the music of Verneri Pohjola
Duration: 8:25

Verneri Pohjola from Finland performing „Bullhorn“. Verneri Pohjola will appear at the Festival Of New Trumpet Music 2021 on September 11, 2021. Concerts start at 7pm ET. Streamed on YouTube and Facebook, free of charge.

Results for pages tagged "Verneri Pohjola"...

Musician

Elma Kais

Trained in classical music, Elma Kais finally turned to jazz and graduated from the Krakow School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in the vocal class under Marek Bałata. During her school years she received awards in several jazz vocal contests. Her professional life is constantly organised around musical improvisation: from her artistic and stage activities (as a soloist, a band leader, as well as a composer of music for her own projects and for theatre), through her academic research (her doctoral thesis focused on psychological aspects of musical improvisation), to her therapeutic work (as a music therapist in improvisational approach)


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