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!
Tune in to WMPG FM (90.9 / 104.1 FM) tonight at 9 pm EST – I’ll be chatting with Bob Cochran on his “Three-Piece Gabardine Saxophone” show about un and this Friday’s concert for the Dimensions In Jazz series in Portland ME! This Friday’s concert details here: JUSSI REIJONEN: UN @ Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Church
Tune in tonight to WHPK-FM 88.5′s “What Is This Thing Called Jazz: Adventures In Modern Music” from 7-9 pm Central / 8-10 pm Eastern time – I’ll be chatting with Lofton A Emenari about “un”, upcoming gigs, music and life! Also streamed live at www.whpk.org .
Dear Friends, I’d like to invite you to our concert at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY this coming Wednesday, Oct 30th 2013 at 7 pm, where we will be also capturing the concert for a live video recording.Making the night even more meaningful for me is the fact that we will be joined by our good friend, percussion […]
Dear Friends, I’m sitting in a café in Boston as I write this, reflecting on quite a whirlwind year. About the same time last summer, I was doing much the same – staring at a laptop screen in a café – and working on the zillions of details related to what would be the release […]