Verneri Pohjola Quartet
Regular working group of acclaimed Finnish trumpeter and composer Verneri Pohjola. Also featuring pianist Aki Rissanen, bassist Antti Lotjonen and drummer Joonas Riippa.
Album “Ancient History” released on ACT Records February 2012.
"A warm, tightly focussed album that is less epic in scope than its predecessor but one which is ultimately equally rewarding and which represents a valid artistic statement in its own right. "
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.