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Myths & Beliefs

Mika Pohjola, Mick Goodrick, Bruno Råberg, Roberto Dani

The one word that best describes Mika Pohjola's debut as a leader is "original." The melodic strength of Pohjola's material suggests sources in the traditional music of Finland, where he was born,... Read
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Ballads

Various Artists

The most beautiful ballads by Blue Music Group musicians. Read
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New York Jazz & World 9

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The New York Jazz Album series is a collection of the best songs by BlueMusicGroup.com artists. Read
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Pekka Pylkkänen Tube Factory

I first met Pekka Pylkkänen in the early eighties while working in Helsinki with the UMO Big Band. He was an aspiring saxophonist who approached me about having a lesson. I remember this young... Read
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Swedish Traditional Songs - Svenska visor - Nu blir sommar

Johanna Grüssner

Swedish Traditional Songs is a manifestation of summer, children and love. The songs are performed by Åland-native Johanna Grüssner and Finnish pianist Mika Pohjola in an intimate duo setting.... Read
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Swedish Songs - The Essential Collection

Johanna Grüssner & Mika Pohjola

A fruitful cooperation spanning twenty years, vocalist Johanna Grüssner and pianist-composer Mika Pohjola release their twenty-five best tracks on this celebration album. Grüssner and... Read
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Musicians

Eddie Jefferson

was a celebrated jazz vocalist and lyricist. He is credited with having invented... learn more

Maurice Duruflé

was a French composer, organist, and pedagogue. Duruflé was born in Louviers,... learn more

Judith Insell

is a New York native, who has been in the New York jazz scene since the mid... learn more

Maryanne de Prophetis

grew up in a diversely musical family with wide-ranging influences. Maryanne... learn more

Akiko Pavolka

is a Japanese-born vocalist, composer and educator based in New York. Her strikingly... learn more

Articles

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Joyous Christmas carols impart the true holiday spirit