This week my blog passed 50,000 views milestone. Thank You all my regular, random and one-time readers! When I started this blog in January 2011, it was hard to believe that I could get this much visibility in about two … Continue reading
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A circus is great and magical show – when it is performed with great skills and passion. Circus Ronaldo, a family circus from Belgium, is like that. This was the second time I saw their show as a guest performance … Continue reading
If you have got a moment of free time in Helsinki, you may like to spend it in a serene place. Visit then Helsinki University’s Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden in the very center of the city. – I’m not a botanist or … Continue reading
During first half of 1970’s bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and pianist Kenny Drew were very productive duo. They made three joint recordings, Duo in 1973, Duo 2 and Duo Live in Concert in 1974. We in Pori Jazz could enjoy their live performance on July 12, 1974. We can … Continue reading
Ming Thein is one of my favorite photo bloggers. He has often inspiring topics and always top notch photographs. In this blog I liked his considerations about different photography gategories and genres, and of course the pictures.
July 16th, 1976. U.S. Army Band is playing in front of the Town Hall of Pori. I notice a slightly more formally dressed gentleman using a movie camera. He is clearly not a standard Pori Jazz visitor. So I take … Continue reading
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Tagged 1976, Ambassador, film, Gerald Ford, Mark Austad, National Geographic, Pori Jazz, President, Urho Kekkonen
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If you have not heard about Klaus Mäkelä yet, make a note now. Despite of his young age (b. 1996), he is already a acclaimed cellist and, as a student of Jorma Panula, he is going to continue the long … Continue reading
Yle uutisoi tänään, että pitkäaikainen jazztoimittaja ja jazzin monitoimimies Matti Konttinen on kuollut 75 vuoden iässä. Hän oli toinen merkittävä radion jazzääni, jonka olemme menettäneet lyhyen ajan sisällä (ks. Timo Peltoniemi). Matti Konttinen toimi myös Ylen ulkopuolella aktiivisesti kotimaisessa jazzissa ja … Continue reading