AILI IKONEN & JUKKA PERKO AVARA
Aili Ikonen’s brilliant interpretations of nostalgic songs and stories translated into Finnish by Hector.
Singer, composer and lyricist Aili Ikonen is one of most in-demand jazz vocalists in Finland. Her latest album Piirrä minut was released October 2017 to critical acclaim. She has perfomed in numerous esteemed venues both in and outside Finland. Ikonen has been featured as a soloist by many of the most prestigious orchestras in Scandinavia and will started as a new member of the Finnish vocal group Rajaton.
Aili Ikonen, vocals
Jukka Perko, saxophones
Jarmo Saari, electric guitar
Teemu Viinikainen, acoustic guitar
EYOLF DALE WOLF VALLEY
Norwegian pianist and composer, Eyolf Dale is known from both his solo work, successful collaborations with a great number of jazz artists, and from renowned bands like Albatrosh, Daniel Herskedal, Hayden Powell Trio, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, and more. He’s active on the European jazz scene as a touring and frequently recorded artist, and since his solo debut in 2011 Dale has established himself as one of the leading Norwegian pianists of his generation.
Eyolf Dale, piano
Hanna Paulsberg, saxophone
Hayden Powell, trumpet
Kristoffer Kompen, trombone
Rob Waring, vibraphone
Adrian Løseth Waade, violin
Per Zanussi, bass
Audun Kleive, drums
Duration approx. 3 h, incl. intermission.