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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
Honored to be included in KMUW‘s Global Village’s Best of 2013 list with “un”, and more than thrilled to share the #10 slot with my friend Brian Prunka’s amazing Nashaz! Thanks to KMUW for believing in the music!
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. […]
Dear Friends, Just found out my album “un” is among the candidates for New York’s WNYC Radio‘s New Sounds Best Of 2013 listeners poll! I have to say I’m more than honored to be on the same list as so many musicians I look up to… If you have a moment, please cast your vote […]
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: http://www.wmpg.org/include/listenlive.htm Hoping to see you at Woodfords Church at our Dimensions In Jazz series Portland, ME debut concert this Friday!