Recommended Albums

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

Nu ska vi sjunga

Johanna Grüssner & Mika Pohjola

Swedish singing tradition is alive and well! In the latest of revamped versions of children's classics, vocalist Johanna Grüssner and arranger-composer Mika Pohjola interpret forty songs from... Read

Zero

Maria Neckam

Zero is the result of freely improvised expression. The set includes some of Neckam's original compositions and on-the-spot improvisations. As a whole, Zero is an experience for careful listeners,... Read

Still Alive

Mika Pohjola, Miguel Zenón, Ben Monder

Lithe, git-go ensembles field near-set pieces of unusual form and filmic dimension, ply panache and wit through a masterful kaleidoscope of meters and voicings: welcome to the... Read

Landmark

Mika Pohjola, Miguel Zenón, Ben Monder

This remarkable disc features Mika Pohjola's crafty ensemble, with Miguel Zenón on alto sax and flute, Ben Monder on guitar, Fernando Huergo on bass, and Roberto Dani on drums, with Johanna... Read

Musicians

Maria Neckam

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

Tove Jansson

was a Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. She was the... learn more

Rigmor Gustafsson

is a Swedish vocalist with strong ties to the United States, where she launched her... learn more

Jill Seifers Walsh

grew up in Portland, Oregon, studied at Berklee College of Music, started her career... learn more

Articles

Dec 15, 2009:

STUDY: Park Avenue Families Favor Major Record Labels

Sep 13, 2010:

Kind of Blue, Reloaded

Feb 16, 2010:

Italian quality images displayed in a true Intra-European 17-piece gallery

Dec 14, 2009:

Op-Ed: The Acoustic Piano and Home Entertainment in the Digital Age

Jan 19, 2010:

English Breakfast Bridges Pohjola on British Jazz Festival Scene.