photo: Jussi Aalto
RICKY-TICK BIG BAND
with Paleface, Redrama & Tommy Lindgren
Your Friday evening could hardly be better spent, than by celebrating the launch of Ricky Tick Big Band’s new album with us at April Jazz. RTBB, which already boasts a line up consisting of some of Finland’s top jazz talent, will be inviting the cream of the Finnish hip hop scene – Paleface, Redrama and Tommy Lindgren – to feature as soloists during this concert. Led by guitarist-composer Valtteri Pöyhönen, known from the group Dalindéo, RTBB embodies the younger generation of Finnish Jazz. The line up holds such internationally esteemed names as saxophonist Antti Hynninen, trumpetist Kalevi Louhivuori, drummer Jaska Lukkarinen and bassist Antti Lötjönen.
Ricky Tick can be described as ambassadors of big band music in the 21st century, bringing a precious tradition into its new, modern era.
Tommy Lindgren, rap
Valtteri Laurell Pöyhönen, conductor, guitar, electric piano
Ari Jokelainen, alto saxophone
Pope Puolitaival, alto saxophone, flute
Jussi Kannaste, tenor saxophone
Antti Hynninen, tenor saxophone, flute
Janne Murto, baritone saxophone
Tero Lindberg, trumpet
Mikko Karjalainen, trumpet
Kalevi Louhivuori, trumpet
Jose Mäenpää, trumpet
Heikki Tuhkanen, trombone
Jari Hongisto, trombone
Jay Kortehisto, trombone
Jussi Vuorinen, bass trombone
Sami Koskela, percussions
Antti Lötjönen, double bass
Jaska Lukkarinen, drums
Ricky-Tick Big Band and José James, Jazz Marquee 26.4. 7:00 p.m.