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Happy Times at Langis Jazz 2014 (R.I.P. Zarkus)

Langis Jazz is by-invitation-only small-scale, high-quality event in a tiny village near Hanko, the southernmost continental location of Finland. There is a reason for this somewhat late post of these pictures I took in July 2014. One of the musicians, Zarkus Poussa, died … Continue reading

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Onnittelut Eero Koivistoinen, 70 – Congratulations

Suomijazzin ja paljon muunkin musiikin voimahahmo Eero Koivistoinen täyttää tänään 70 vuotta. Onnittelut! The multitalented master of Finnish music scene, especially jazz,  Eero Koivistoinen celebrates his 70th birthday today. Congratulations! Tässä pieni kuvakavalkadi uran alkupuolelta 1970-luvulta ja nykyisyydestä tältä vuosikymmeneltä. Eroa … Continue reading

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Nordic All Stars in Pori Jazz 1972

As the name of the band tells, Nordic Alls Stars was a group of some of the greatest jazz musicians in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark early 1970’s – and many of them are active still today. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Remembering Ted Curson in Pori Jazz 1974

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The 50th Pori Jazz is going right now. There are only two persons, who have played in the first 47 festivals from 1966 to 2012: Reino Laine (b. 1946), a Finnish drummer and Ted Curson (1935-2012), an American trumpetist. Ted Curson … Continue reading

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Whiplash remix

You’ve seen the movie Whiplash (three Oscars!) telling about young jazz drummer student? – Maybe you should. Maybe you should not. (I liked it.) – Trailer But if you are a natural talent, you don’t need a demanding teacher. You just play by heart. … Continue reading

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Jazz in front of Paul-Löbe-Haus, Berlin

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M. A. Numminen, varttia vaille sata ja vauhti päällä

Paljastanko jotakin uutta itsestäni, kun kerron olevani M. A. Nummisen suuri ihailija? Ehkä, mutta teen sen ilolla. Hänen undergroundista juontava, perinteitä ja vakiintuneita tapoja rikkova tyylinsä ja esitysten sisältö on minulle ja monelle muulle riittävä syy jo kymmenien vuosien mittaiseen fanittamiseen. Mauri … Continue reading

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