SONIC RELIEF – Fundraising Concert to Aid Syrian Refugees: Wed Dec 16th 2015

ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO AID SYRIAN REFUGEES THROUGH QUESTSCOPE Curated and organized by musicians Gabriela Martina (CH), Sophie Maricq (ESP/UK/BE) and Jussi Reijonen (FIN) in collaboration with Berklee College of Music’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion, SONIC RELIEF is a humanitarian fundraising concert to gather donations and raise awareness to aid refugees of […]

Jussi Reijonen: trï to play Burlington Discover Jazz Festival on June 7th 2015

NEWS RELEASE Guitarist/Oudist/Composer Jussi Reijonen Brings New Project trï To Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Sunday, June 7 at BCA Center in Burlington, VT  “…extraordinary music…(Reijonen’s) playing is deep and profoundly nuanced throughout.” — Barry Cleveland, Guitar Player  “Reijonen’s musical universe has no frontiers. It is a beautiful, sensual mosaic of traditions and influences.” – Eyal Hareuveni, […]

New live videos from ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn NY released

Some new incriminating live evidence has been leaked from our October 30th concert in Brooklyn NY’s ShapeShifter Lab featuring Japanese percussion wizard Keita Ogawa…   JUSSI REIJONEN: UN feat. Keita Ogawa – Kaiku (Live at ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn NY Oct 30 2013) JUSSI REIJONEN: UN feat. Keita Ogawa – Serpentine (Live at ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn […]

“un” nominated for best World Beat album at the 13th annual Independent Music Awards

Jussi Reijonen, Valerie June, Melissa Ferrick, Yuck, The Soul Of John Black, Omar Sosa, Willie Sugarcapps, Born Of Osiris, Vienna Teng, and Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche Are Among The Nominees of The 13th Independent Music Awards Nearly 400 Self-Released & Independent Label Artists Nominated For Immediate Release March 11, 2014 – Finnish fretted/fretless […]

Jussi Reijonen: un @ Regattabar, Boston MA tickets now on sale!

Dear Friends, I’m taking a break from sketching some new cello arrangements to write this, sipping a chai latte at home as Boston is getting ready for another round of snow to hit the city. I have to say, though, that the correlation between “snow fall” and “snow storm” has seemed a little interesting sometimes […]

“un” made #6 in WNYC’s “New Sounds Best of 2013” poll – huge thanks to everyone who voted!

Dear Friends, I realize this is the umpteenth post of this nature lately (I apologize), but I’m quite taken aback by “un” showing up in so many Best of 2013 polls. I never could’ve imagined anything like this. So…… Kiitos to everyone who voted “un” to #6 in WNYC Radio‘s “New Sounds Best of 2013” […]

“un” included in Lucid Culture’s “The Best Jazz Albums of 2013”!

What a way to close the year… “un” made Lucid Culture‘s The Best Jazz Albums of 2013 list! “A still, spacious, slowly unwinding masterpiece from the Finnish oudist/guitarist and his quartet. Original night-sky themes and a classic Coltrane cover feature lithely intertwining levantine grooves, bittersweetly Egyptian-flavored motifs and Utar Artun’s eerily twinkling chromatic piano.” Speechless. […]

Live interview on Dave Wade’s “Juke, Jive & Jazz” show on WMPG FM

Attention Maine! I’ll be chatting to DJ Dave Wade on his “Juke, Jive & Jazz” show on WMPG FM (90.9 / 104.1 FM) this afternoon (Dec 11 2013) at 2 pm EST. Tune in and hang out with us: Hoping to see you at Woodfords Church at our Dimensions In Jazz series Portland, ME debut concert this Friday!