Jazz You Too

Jaska Lukkarinen Trio is one of the most creative working groups in the vibrant Finnish jazz scene. Consisting of drummer Jaska Lukkarinen, tenor sax man Jussi Kannaste, and bassist Antti Lötjönen, the members of this long-standing group have experience in celebrated ensembles such as The Five Corners Quintet, Dalindèo, and Verneri Pohjola Quartet, and it’s only fitting that they’re taking a new look at the music of their close collaborator, composer Valtteri Laurell Pöyhönen (of Dalindèo and Ricky-Tick Big Band) here. The 4-track set was recorded at Helsinki’s We Jazz Festival where the group performed at the packed club space Dubrovnik (owned by the famed Finnish film auteur Aki Kaurismäki). (…)


Bass – Antti Lötjönen
Drums, Producer – Jaska Lukkarinen
Tenor Saxophone – Jussi Kannaste

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