Alexi Tuomarila Trio
All star Scandinavian trio led by Finnish pianist and composer Alexi Tuomarila and featuring his compatriot Olavi Louhivuori at the drums alongside Norwegian bassist Mats Eilertsen. Signed to Edition Records their debut for the label “Seven Hills” was released in June 2013.
"Tuomarila proved to be a supremely fluent right hand soloist with a strong sense of melody, narrative and dynamics who constructed his often lyrical solos well."
"Immaculately produced and featuring powerfully descriptive and melodic writing allied to some great playing “Seven Hills” heralds the arrival of a major new European piano trio. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Purdyâ€™s Pop-Up Jazz Club w Rebecca Poole & Fleur Stevenson, HAODS Studio, Henley on Thames, 03/02/
"Jazz club take on Bowie transmits all his wistfulness." Guest contributor Marc Edwards enjoys a party night featuring the contrasting styles of vocalists Rebecca Poole and Fleur Stevenson.
Ian Mann witnesses the future of British jazz at the NYJO Jazz Jam and the JazzNewBlood showcase and loses himself in a spectacular Norwegian double bill featuring Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist.