Recommended Albums

At the Vision Festival

Rashied Ali, Greg Tardy, Omer Avital

This album is a one-set concert of drummer Rashied Ali's quartet at the Vision Jazz Festival in New York City in 1999. The four songs performed here are from the core live repertory of the group.... Read

Swedish Traditional Songs - Svenska visor - Nu blir sommar

Johanna Grüssner

Swedish Traditional Songs is a manifestation of summer, children and love. The songs are performed by Åland-native Johanna Grüssner and Finnish pianist Mika Pohjola in an intimate duo setting.... Read

Jazz Capital of the World

Mika Pohjola, Matt Penman, Roberto Dani

Mika Pohjola is a modern day jazz stylist and innovator who has assimilated the entirety of the jazz tradition, and much of the early 20th century classical one, and turned it on its head with an... Read

Trio Hour

Mika Pohjola, Dan Loomis, Kyle Struve

Pianist Mika Pohjola, bassist Dan Loomis and drummer Kyle Struve played 2005-09 on a weekly basis in Pohjola's studio on East 14th Street in Manhattan. The trio specialized in exploring... Read

House of Illusion

Akiko Pavolka, Pete Rende, Matt Pavolka

House of Illusion marks the beginning of Akiko Pavolka's debut as a creative artist on the New York jazz scene. Her band with the same name has been recognized for its expressive variety, yet tight... Read

Musicians

Dan Loomis

is a fresh presence on the New York music scene. Called "a forceful and creative... learn more

Judith Insell

is a New York native, who has been in the New York jazz scene since the mid... learn more

Marcus Torén

studied for six years at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, and... learn more

Maria Neckam

is a singer and songwriter from Austria who has also lived in the Netherlands. When... learn more

Articles

Finnish pianist Mika Pohjola's 1994 debut album rereleased

Bassist Fernando Huergo Spins Brazilian Jazz-Fusion

Jazz on Strings: Judith Insell and Joe Fonda Proclaim Spirited Improvisation

Chick Corea: Children's Songs Released On New Album

Finnish Soprano Johanna Lehesvuori performs in Stockholm