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Tampere Festival 2011 Highlights

Jez Nelson presents highlights from the 2011 Tampere Festival in Finland, including Raoul Bjorkenheim, Space Machine and Tomasz Stanko.

Jez Nelson presents highlights from the 2011 Tampere Festival in Finland. Now in its 30th year, the event brings together international artists as well as showcasing an increasingly exciting Finnish jazz scene. Among the musicians this year are New York-based Finnish guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim; Space Machine, a jazz-funk ensemble led by drummer Hanni Pulle; and Polish trumpeter and ECM stalwart Tomasz Stanko.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Studio guest: Marcus O'Dair
Producer: Joby Waldman.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hanne Pulli Space Machine recorded at Restaurant Telakka, Tampere on 4 November 2011.

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      Line-up: Hanne Pulli (drums), Kalevi Louhivuori (trumpet, effects), Petri Kautto (guitar), Antti Kujanpaa (keyboards), Jori Huhtala (bass)

    • Hanne Pulli Space Machine

      Tapaus Zap

      Composer: Hanne Pulli

  • Marcus O'Dair speaks to Finnish jazz broadcaster Marcus Partanen about the history of jazz in Finland.

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  • Marcus interviews Finnish guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim at the 2011 Tampere Jazz Happening

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    • Edward Vesala

      Nan Mandol

      • Nan Mandol.
      • ECM.
  • Raoul Bjorkenheim's Ecstasy, recorded at Restaurant Telakka, Tampere on 4 November 2011.

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      Line-up: Raoul Bjorkenheim (guitar); Pauli Lyytinen (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Jori Hutala (bass); Markku Ounaskari (drums)

  • Raoul Bjorkenheim's Ecstasy, recorded at Restaurant Telakka, Tampere on 4 November 2011

    • Raoul Bjorkenheim's Ecstasy

      Maelstorm Mary

      Composer: Raoul Bjorkenheim

    • Raoul Bjorkenheim's Ecstasy

      As luck would have it

      Composer: Raoul Bjorkenheim

    • Raoul Bjorkenheim's Ecstasy

      Acid Rain

      Composer: Raoul Bjorkenheim

  • Mikko Innanen talks about the pleasure and challenge of playing solo

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  • Mikko Innanen's Solo Forest Session, recorded in a forest outside the Tampere Jazz Happening, 5 November 2011

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  • Mikko Innanen

    Mikko Innanen's forest solo

    Composer: Mikko Innanen Mikko Innanen's Solo Forest Session, recorded in a forest outside the Tampere Jazz Happening, November 2011

  • Marcus talks to Tomasz Stanko backstage at the 2011 Tampere Jazz Happening

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  • Tomasz Stanko Quintet, recorded at the Old Customs House Hall, Tampere on 6 November 2011

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      Line-up: Tomasz Stanko (trumpet); Jakob Bro (guitar); Anders Christensen; Alexi Tuomarila (piano); Olavi Louhivouri (drums)

    • Tomasz Stańko Quintet

      Song for H

      Composer: Tomasz Stanko

    • Tomasz Stańko Quintet

      Terminal 7

      Composer: Tomasz Stanko

    • Tomasz Stańko Quintet

      Nice One

      Composer: Tomasz Stanko

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