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Pekka Pylkkänen Tube Factory

I first met Pekka Pylkkänen in the early eighties while working in Helsinki with the UMO Big Band. He was an aspiring saxophonist who approached me about having a lesson. I remember this young... Read

Duruflé Organ Works

Torvald Torén

This album contains four major organ works by Maurice Duruflé, from a 1977 live concert at Hedvig Eleonora Church in Stockholm. Organist Torvald Torén spent a great part of his career... Read

Dupré Organ Works

Torvald Torén

This album contains parts of three live concerts by Swedish organist Torvald Torén. He performs organ works by the greatest organ composer of the 20th century, Marcel Dupré. The... Read

Svenska psalmer - Swedish Hymns

Johanna Grüssner, Mika Pohjola, Fernando Huergo & Roberto Dani

"Lovely tone, relaxed breathing, great intonation, wonderful arrangement, nice voicings, musical rubato, ethereal yet personal." -Art Lapierre "Svenska psalmer - Swedish Hymns" is a fresh and... Read

At the Vision Festival

Rashied Ali, Greg Tardy, Omer Avital

This album is a one-set concert of drummer Rashied Ali's quartet at the Vision Jazz Festival in New York City in 1999. The four songs performed here are from the core live repertory of the group.... Read

Musicians

Alvaro Is Rojas

is a pianist and composer, who has lived in Stockholm, Sweden since the late 1960s.... learn more

Roberto Dani

was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1969. He started playing drums at age 7. In his early... learn more

Steve Wilson

is an American jazz saxophonist and flautist. As a teenager, he played in various... learn more

Rashied Ali

was an American free jazz and avant-garde jazz drummer best known for playing with... learn more

Articles

Bothnia Rhythm Orchestra and Ulvens Döttrar Join Forces On Scandinavian Tour

Op-Ed: Piano playing soon becoming a commodity for professional pianists only

Taste of Honey Takes a Standard Journey

Op-Ed: Der Spiegel Fails To Deliver On Jazz Education

Pianist & Composer Mika Pohjola Visits Berklee College of Music