Finnish born pianist and composer. Trio album “Amorandom” featuring Antti Lotjonen (bass) and Teppo Makynen (drums) released on Edition Records in March 2016. Follow up “Another North” (Edition) released November 2017).
"With its tightly focussed energy, superb musicianship and high levels of group interaction “Amorandom” represents an impressive statement of intent from Rissanen and his team. "
"Finds Rissanen and his colleagues realising an increasingly interactive and individual group sound that demands that they be regarded as one of the world’s most exciting & distinctive piano trios."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.