Howdy! One night about a year and a half ago I was sitting in my rehearsal room, playing through my old sketchbooks. I have piles of those music sheets with small phrases, ideas, tunes, and I’ve basically written down this music stuff since I was a teenager. I found a lot of stuff I had… Read more »
Posts Tagged: jazz piano
Interview and CD review online at jazzconvention.net
The Italian jazz site JazzConvention (J.C.) has just published an interview with a couple of the Jazz & Fly Fishing guys. Read it, and you’ll find answers to questions such as “If each of you were a fish, which fish would it be?” or “Who, among you, has the best score in fishing?” There’s also… Read more »
Loving and living jazz & fly fishing
Vince Maggio, Professor of Jazz at University of Miami’s Frost Music school, describes his love for both Jazz music and fly fishing and how they are interrelated. Nice playing and fly tying!
Next: Fishing Fair in Jönköping
We’ll be at Sweden’s biggest fishing fair in Jönköping (Sportfiskemässan) this weekend! If you’re around, please come hear us play at 5 pm on Saturday at the main stage, otherwise we’ll be hanging at Guideline’s spot, showing our videos, and, playing some jazz – of course!
New trio album coming!
I just returned from Helsinki where I was mixing Joona Toivanen trio‘s new album. This is a band both me, Tapani and the drummer Olavi Louhivuori have played had since we were kids. Olavi had just finished a long US tour with Polish trumpet legend Tomasz Stanko’s quintet, and it was great to meet with… Read more »
Flyfisher Denny Zeitlin – one of the greats in jazz
Here’s a real jazz legend who’s also into fly fishing! Check out jazz pianist Denny Zeitlin talking about fly fishing basics and playing his beautiful composition “Quiet Now”, which is one of my favourite jazz ballads. Denny, we’d love you to join us for a gig or a fishing trip! The wine’s on us!
Yesterday I was at a very nice party. A recording studio in Gothenburg, Studio Epidemin, had a celebration for their new grand piano! The old Steinway has to make room for a beautiful, exclusive Fazioli from Italy. Oh my god what an instrument! Beautifully balanced, wonderful sound and dynamics I’ve hardly ever experienced! The studio… Read more »
Smoke on the Water
Driving, driving, driving. It’s a long way from Northern Norway to Middle Finland. As usual, we were jamming a lot in the car, and today the repertoire consisted of rock classics like ”Smoke on the Water”, ”Enter Sandman”, ”Back in Black” etc. Fredrik´s singing is fantastic. He is very skilled at coming up with alternative… Read more »