Jukkis Uotila / The Stockholm Jazz Orchestra
Jukkis Uotila, a Finnish drummer, pianist and composer known for his associations with Randy Brecker, Toots Thielemans, Tim Hagans, Joey Calderazzo, Billy Cobham and many others ventures out in the field of orchestral music on his first ever Big Band CD with the Stockholm Jazz Orchestra. Uotila’s writing can be described as modern jazz in the tradition of Thad Jones, Quincy Jones and Bob Mintzer but definitely with a new twist and accent on the groove. The CD features him on piano and drums along with the soloists of the Stockholm jazz Orchestra and guest saxophonist Dick Oatts.
Nordic Trinity: Live
A brilliant and exciting live recording by Nordic Trinity featuring Juhani Aaltonen on flute and tenor saxophone, Mikko Iivanainen on guitar and Klaus Suonsaari on drums.
Contrasts: The Quintet Live!
A brilliant and exciting live recording from Contrasts featuring alto saxophonist Mikko Innanen, tenor saxophonost Manuel Dunkel, pianist Giorgos Kontrafouris, bassist Wade Mikkola and drummer Klaus Suonsaari.
Nordic Trinity Plays The Music Of Edward Vesala
A brilliant new release by Nordic Trinity featuring tenor saxophonist Juhani Aaltonen, guitarist Mikko Iivanainen, drummer Klaus Suonsaari and vocalist Johanna Iivanainen. This CD features music of the great Finnish drummer/composer Edward Vesala.
Julian F. Thayer, Jarmo Savolainen, Scott Robinson, Klaus Suonsaari: Norwegian Invention
A brilliant new release by bassist Julian F. Thayer, pianist Jarmo Savolainen, saxophonist Scott Robinson and drummer Klaus Suonsaari. The CD features an extended spontaneous composition without any planned material.
Aki Rissanen - Beautiful Anxiety
Check out this exciting new release by young Finnish pianist/composer Aki Rissanen featuring tenor saxophonist Rick Margitza, trumpeter Magnus Broo, bassist Antti Lotjonen and drummers Ville Pynssi and Olavi Louhivuori.
Julian F. Thayer: Zakú
A brilliant debut release from bassist/composer Julian F. Thayer featuring Scott Robinson on soprano and tenor saxophones, Jarmo Savolainen on piano, and Klaus Suonsaari on drums and percussion.
Chris Berger: Conversations
Check out this swinging debut release from bassist Chris Berger. The CD is featuring alto saxophonist Steve Wilson, pianist David Budway, and drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts. Special Guests pianist Loston Harris, trumpeter Marcus Parsley, and tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm.