Photo above byJukkaPekka Tikkanen
Jorma Tapio &KASKI
JORMA TAPIO - as,ts,bcl,flutes,kantele,voice
EERO TIKKANEN - bass,vioilin jew´s harp
JANNE TUOMI - drs,perc
Melodic freejazz with strong expression. From high-energy-outbursts to sombre whisper. Original compositions.
Tapio´s many instruments gives a great colourpalette to this trio.
Jorma Tapio& Kaski recorded album "GHATIKA" in 2016 in Karkia Mistika Records.
Last cd "ALISEEN" came out at 2020 on 577 Records/NewYork,USA
EERO TIKKANEN (b.1987) has become a sought-after bassplayer in the field of Finnish jazz.The versatility of the young bassist streches from danceable groove to free jazz. He is known as a charismatic and expressive live performer.
Currently Tikkanen plays in ranks of such groups as Mopo, The Mystic Revelation of Teppo Repo, Sole Azul, MINE, Magnetia Orkesteri, and in the band of folk artist Joose Keskitalo.
JANNE TUOMI is a classically trained percussionist who has played improvised music with John Zorn, Wadada Leo Smith, Alan Wilkinson, Raoul Björkenheim and Iro Haarla, to name a few. He's active groups now are Kaski, Hot Heros and Osuma Ensemble, and he also continues to perform music with different contemporary chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras. He has appeared in more than 40 albums, including three solo percussion cd's.