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Songs of Finland

Various Artists

Songs of Finland is a sound landscape album from the land of the thousand lakes. This album is an ample representation of an artistic scene with a song tradition, with tradition and nature, as well... Read

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Roberto Dani, Norma Winstone, Glauco Venier

These are lovely, well-played pieces for a quartet anchored by Italian percussionist Roberto Dani, and featuring the gorgeous vocals of Norma Winstone. This cleverly paced set includes twelve... 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

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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

In France

Rashied Ali, Antoine Roney, Greg Murphy

This is one of the most representative recordings by drummer Rashied Ali's (1935-2009) repertoire in the 1980s. Recorded with his then active quartet, the energetic sounds of this document interpret... Read

Musicians

Mark Ferber

grew up in Moraga, CA, and began playing piano at the age of four, before moving on... learn more

Felipe Salles

is a native of São Paulo, Brazil, who currently lives and performs in New... learn more

Dan Loomis

is a fresh presence on the New York music scene. Called "a forceful and creative... learn more

Johanna Lehesvuori

is one of the most expressive coloratura sopranos of her generation. She will... learn more

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