Recommended Albums

Sång över vita skogar

Johanna Grüssner, Stefan Jansson Kvartett

The leader of this mellow yet expressive ensemble, pianist Stefan Jansson, calls these renditions "Traditional Scandinavian Christmas carols with a nuance of jazz and improvisation," and "Nordic... 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

Christmas, Harmony & The Piano

Mika Pohjola

Christmas, Harmony & The Piano is a reflective recording of fifteen traditional Christmas carols in a solo piano setting. Most of the carols have been played here according to traditional... Read

Duruflé Organ Works

Torvald Torén

This album contains four major organ works by Maurice Duruflé, from a 1977 live concert at Hedvig Eleonora Church in Stockholm. Organist Torvald Torén spent a great part of his career... Read

Northern Sunrise

Mika Pohjola, Steve Wilson, Ben Monder

"What makes this perhaps one of the best of 2009 is that it is jazz that truly captures the emotion, refinement, and power of great classical music." All About Jazz. "A disc full of... Read

Musicians

Maria Neckam

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

Johanna Grüssner

is from the Åland Islands in Finland. She studied in Sweden before moving to... learn more

César Franck

was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his... learn more

Rashied Ali

was an American free jazz and avant-garde jazz drummer best known for playing with... learn more

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