Posts Tagged: Jazz

Article in Flugfiske i Norden

Check out the latest number of Flugfiske i Norden (“Fly fishing in the Nordic”, available in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark)! There’s a big article about our tour last summer (in Swedish).

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!

Recording with Anders Hagberg Quartet

Last weekend I was recording with the Swedish flute/sax player Anders Hagberg’s band. We were at the Studio Epidemin in Gothenburg, the same studio where the JFF album will soon be recorded. Johannes Lundberg, the bass player in the band, is also the soundguy in the studio. I was lucky to be the first one… Read more »

Spring fishing in Ransarån

Vegard Veberg from the Norwegian magazine Jakt & Fiske came with me to the spectacular lower Ransarån in late May 2009. He wrote an excellent article about our adventures , and it was published in the latest issue of Jakt & Fiske. You can se a preview on their website: PS! Tapani and yours… Read more »

Some Serious Planning Going On

We had a really good time in Gothenburg this weekend, practicing new music during the day and having endless debates about where we should go for this summer´s big fishing trip during the night. As usual we didn´t sleep much, but I guess we´ve all learned that it´s naive to expect decent amounts of sleep… Read more »

Getting to Know Copenhagen

Hello! The airliners don’t make bass player’s lives very easy. When I moved to Copenhagen from Finland just before christmas I had so much stuff that I couldn’t even think of carrying my double bass with me. As you may know, it is a very cumbersome instrument and there are many stories about bass players,… Read more »


Yes! We´re  working hard on the plans for 2010/2011 at the moment. Jazzwise, we have several interesting projects going on. Firstly, the recording of our first full-length album is coming up pretty soon. We´ve changed the reportoire a bit, and added some strong, new tunes by Fred and J-man. We´re also planning some tours at… Read more »

Freedom Jazz Dance

It’s been a long time since I posted to the JFF blog and the reason for that is that I needed to finish my school that is the Helsinki University of Technology. The process of making the thesis took me one whole year, and after finally returning the small black book I was a bit… Read more »

About touring and being sick

Hi! I´ve been touring with several bands the last month, and had lots of fun. First I did a nice tour with a new band called Somethin´ Else. I went on to play a couple of gigs and record a new album in Stockholm with Jupiter & Jonas Kullhammar, and the recording went really well…. Read more »

Our friends new video!

Timo Lassy is another strong Scadinavian jazzcomposer, and the Jazz & Fly Fishing film team members made a video for him to promote his new album! Check it out, maybe we’ll get him to fly fish too! Timo Lassy – Round Two from Ricky-Tick Records on Vimeo.