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."
"An impressive statement from a trio that has successfully synthesised its influences and which is at the peak of its creative powers."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
A book that offers a fascinating insight into the lives of contemporary jazz women and one that will be read with great interest by jazz enthusiasts of any gender. Intelligent and insightful.
The music from Steve Tromans' remarkable eleven hour solo 'Piano Marathon' from 2011 has finally been released into the public domain. Here Steve and Pam & Ian Mann remember this unique performance.