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KARI IKONEN TRIO feat. TONY MALABY (Finland-Norway-USA)

  • PHILLY JOE'S TALLINN 10 Vabaduse väljak Tallinn, Harju maakond, 10146 Estonia (map)

Tony Malaby – saxophones
Kari Ikonen – piano
Olli Rantala – double bass
Per Oddvar Johansen – drums

One of Finland’s most internationally acclaimed jazz groups, the Kari Ikonen Trio, is joined by NYC saxophonist Tony Malaby for a very special project. Malaby’s soulful, original voice is known from Charlie Haden’s Liberation Orchestra, Paul Motian's Electric Bebop Band, Fred Hersch's quintet etc. Another special guest on this tour is Norwegian drummer Per Oddvar Johansen, who is one of Norway’s most important jazz musicians with his 80+ recordings on ECM, ACT and other labels. 

”Within the last decade the tenor and soprano saxophonist Tony Malaby has earned a reputation as one of New York’s stalwart improvisers, through an array of sideman appointments and some rigorously rewarding albums” – New York Times

”One of New York City’s most in-demand tenor saxophonists, Tony Malaby has also become one of the most distinctive artists of his time.” – All About Jazz

”Kari Ikonen Trio achieve an ensemble sound that is fresh, subtle, and tickled by gentle surprises.” -Joe Woodard, DownBeat

Earlier Event: November 8
SIIM AIMLA FUNK BAND (Estonia)
Later Event: November 13
FUNK 'N SOUL JAM