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Antti Lötjönen & Ville Herrala duo

Porvoon Taidehalli
Sun 27.8. @ 16
Tickets in advance 15/10/5€
From the venue  20/15/10€
(Alle 7v. Free entrance)

 

Probably the two most hardworking jazz bass players in Finland, will come together within a unique duo consert in Porvoo Jazz Festival. It will be a thrilling musical journey accompanied by two highly respected bass players having a conversation through their instruments. Some parts will be composed material, others free improvisation without being afraid of taking risks. 

Ville Herrala’s bass playing bends to many direction. Bebop, wild and free impro skills, pop, tango and even contemporary music inspire this young veteran. His first solo album, “Pu” of short improvisation pieces was released this spring. 

Antti Lötjönen has influenced over 20 years in the Finnish jazz front. He’s performed in over 30 countries and you can hear his bass in more than 100 jazz records. In the year 2015 he was chosen as a Pori Jazz Artist of the year and 2018 he was the Jazzmusician of the year, chosen by Jazzmuusikot ry (Finnish Jazz musician association)