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Simon Phillips, the Drummer

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A year ago The Trio Project lead by Japanese pianist Hiromi was performing in April Jazz in Espoo, Finland. The other two members of the band are Anthony Jackson in bass and Simon Phillips in drums. I have earlier posted pictures … Continue reading

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Invitation to tango

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Slide Hampton and Umeå Big Band, Pori Jazz 1972

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In Pori Jazz 1972 played Umeå Big Band with trombonist Slide Hampton. Thanks to UBB’s trumpetist Alf Burstedt, I was able to name all the players in the pictures. Alf  wrote to me: “Umeå Big Band don´t exist today, but … Continue reading

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Hiromi – exploding energy

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April Jazz 2013 in Espoo, Finland offered concerts, which will stay in my memory. One of those was performed by Hiromi. Her Trio Project with Anthony Jackson in base and Simon Philips in drums was something extraordinary. She is one of the most … Continue reading

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Ihmissuhteiden oopperaa Sellosalissa 26.4.2013

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Perjantaina 26.4.2013 Musiikkiopisto Juvenalian oopperaluokka esittää kohtauksia  seuraavista oopperoista: Mozartin Cosi fan tutte, Figaron häät, Ryöstä seraljista ja Taikahuilu, Donizettin La favorite, Puccinin La Bohème sekä Verdin Don Carlos. Pictures from the rehearsal of the opera class of Juvenalia Music School in Espoo, Finland. The performance – … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Band in Finland, Pori Jazz 1976

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This is a picture gallery from the visit of U.S. Army Band in Pori Jazz festival July 1976. The band had four performances: 15th at Hotel Otava, 16th at Hotel Rantasipi Yyteri and a free gig outside Pori Town Hall, and 17th at Riihiketo School. The members of … Continue reading

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Leo Wright and Tete Montoliu, Pori Jazz 1972

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Did Leo Wright visit Finland more than once? His rather detailed biography mentions Finland in passing and only once: “The same year [1972] Leo Wright gave a guest performance in Finland.” This took place in Pori Jazz Festival 14-15 July 1972. Wright … Continue reading

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