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
Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.