Recommended Albums

Drama

Roberto Dani

Drama is Italian percussionist Roberto Dani's first solo album, containing original compositions and improvisations for his custom-made set of drums, cymbals and percussion. Read

Cutt'n Korners

Rashied Ali, Greg Tardy, Antoine Drye, Omer Avital

Featuring New York based virtuoso artists Greg Tardy, Abraham Burton, James Hurt and Antoine Drye, drummer legend Rashied Ali selected a perfect set of tunes for his new downtown band. The... Read

Landmark

Mika Pohjola, Miguel Zenón, Ben Monder

This remarkable disc features Mika Pohjola's crafty ensemble, with Miguel Zenón on alto sax and flute, Ben Monder on guitar, Fernando Huergo on bass, and Roberto Dani on drums, with Johanna... 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

I sagans värld - Wonderland

Johanna Grüssner, Patrick Wingren, Wegeliuskvartetten

Vocalist Johanna Grüssner and pianist & arranger Patrick Wingren join forces for a fairy-tale album. Together with the Wegeliuskvartetten string quartet and bassist Marcus Söderström,... Read

Musicians

Toivo Kärki

is regarded as one of the most prolific Non-Argentinian tango composers of the 20th... learn more

Pekka Pylkkänen

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

Jill Seifers Walsh

grew up in Portland, Oregon, studied at Berklee College of Music, started her career... learn more

Johanna Lehesvuori

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

Articles

Feb 19, 2010:

Latin Jazz Flutist Yulia Musayelyan Debuts with Intercontinental Sounds

Mar 11, 2010:

Op-Ed: Starbucks Entertains Office Orphans with Coffee and Music

Jan 19, 2010:

English Breakfast Bridges Pohjola on British Jazz Festival Scene.

Mar 24, 2010:

Will Steinway Grand Pianos Be Made in China?

Oct 20, 2010:

Jazz Pianist Mika Pohjola Releases a Book of 101 Compositions