Recommended Albums

The Secret of the Castle

Mika Pohjola, Chris Cheek, Matt Penman, Roberto Dani

The Secret of the Castle is based on the 19th century novel by Charles Walton, in which three young men are haunted by an evil ghost in Scotland. The ghost alters the minds of the youngsters and even... Read

Jazz Capital of the World

Mika Pohjola, Matt Penman, Roberto Dani

Mika Pohjola is a modern day jazz stylist and innovator who has assimilated the entirety of the jazz tradition, and much of the early 20th century classical one, and turned it on its head with an... Read

Johanna Grüssner Band

Johanna Grüssner

Johanna Grüssner is from the Åland Islands in Finland. She studied in Sweden before moving to Boston. She is a Berklee and Manhattan School graduate. Grüssner made headlines in major U.S.... Read

Live at the Savoy

Grupo Nuevo, Eeppi Ursin, Mika Pohjola, Fernando Huergo

Grupo Nuevo explores new paths on chacarera and tango from Argentina. The repertoire contains classics and original compositions by Fernando Huergo and Mika Pohjola. Grupo Nuevo's renditions also... Read

Myths & Beliefs

Mika Pohjola, Mick Goodrick, Bruno Råberg, Roberto Dani

The one word that best describes Mika Pohjola's debut as a leader is "original." The melodic strength of Pohjola's material suggests sources in the traditional music of Finland, where he was born,... Read

Musicians

Joe Lovano

is a post bop jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist, and drummer. Since the... learn more

Marcus Torén

studied for six years at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, and... learn more

Yulia Musayelyan

was born in Moscow, Russia, where she began her music studies at the age of 4 with... learn more

Pekka Pylkkänen

is a saxophonist, composer, jazz artist and educator, who has worked with many... learn more

Articles

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Aug 13, 2014:

The Real Swedish Essential Songs - Beyond ABBA - Now Released

Jun 01, 2010:

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May 13, 2013:

Swedish Hymns Nurtured by Jazz Musicians On New Release