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 enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.
Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.