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Violet

by Eeppi Ursin

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    • SCANDINAVIAN YULETIDE VOICES (feat. Sanni Orasmaa, Eeppi Ursin, Laura Arpiainen, Theo Bleckmann, Rigmor Gustafsson, Lisa Werlinder and others.)
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    • KAMMARENSEMBLEN: VI (2020) (Double-CD)
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    • PUTTES ÄVENTYR I BLÅBÄRSSKOGEN (2016)
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    • LEIVONEN LUMIMYRSKYSSÄ (Tango Music of Toivo Kärki) (2006)
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    • MIKA POHJOLA: ANNOUNCEMENT (1998)
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    • Ivo Nilsson: Tanken skall blåsas ur en gång per skift (2022)
    • Ensemble Ma: Lunaria (2021)
    • Lipparella: Hidden Voices (2021)
    • Sören Hermansson: Horn & Sound (2020)
    • KammarensembleN: VI (2020)
    • Das Orchester: Le Nouvel Amour (2018)
    • KammarensembleN: 4 (2017)
    • Johanna Grüssner & Mika Pohjola: Puttes äventyr i Blåbärsskogen (2016)
    • Das Orchester: Consorts (2015)
    • Mika Pohjola: Trio Hour (2013)
    • Johanna Grüssner: Nu ska vi sjunga (2013)
    • Steve Wilson, Ben Monder etc: Northern Sunrise (2009)
    • Jill Seifers Walsh: Two for the Road (2008)
    • Many Artists: Songs of Finland (2007)
    • Johanna Grüssner: Nu blir sommar (2007)
    • Eeppi Ursin, Mika Pohjola etc: Leivonen Lumimyrskyssä (2006)
    • Rigmor Gustafsson, Eeppi Ursin, Theo Bleckmann etc: Scandinavian Yuletide Voices (2005)
    • Tove Jansson, Johanna Grüssner etc: Moomin Voices (2003)
    • Miguel Zenón, Ben Monder etc: Landmark (2002)
    • Mika Pohjola, Chris Cheek etc: Announcement (1998)
    • Mika Pohjola, Matt Penman etc: Live at the Blue Note (1996)

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about

Vocalist and composer Eeppi Ursin meets musicians with jazz, progressive rock and pop-friendly sensibilities. Her angelic and present voice steers the flow through a sequence of blithe dreamscapes, powerful cadenzas, and jazz-rock riffs. Combined with horns and strings the septet's electrifying slant boasts a nicely balanced blend. The tuneful choruses amid elements of harmonically attractive exchanges between the soloists, Ursin's velvety manner of spinning lyrics acts as a sweetener to the ensemble's edgy performances. They also commingle a few dabs of grunge and dissonance while conveying a noticeable degree of imagination and versatility. There are some twists and turns as the band navigates through rock motifs with pizzazz and verve, also dabbling with Gothic stylizations on Russian Chant. On Foolish Heart, the septet renders a cute and irrefutably endearing hook constructed upon a swaggering bossa-nova pulse and Aki Rissanen's lyrically charged acoustic piano solo.
In sum, this album looms as one of those unexpected surprises. Then again, Scandinavia has blossomed into one of the more fertile musical regions on the globe, regardless of genre.

credits

released January 1, 2005

Eeppi Ursin - voice & composer
Olli Krogerus - drums
Antti Lötjönen - bass
Timo Kämäräinen - guitar, voice
Aki Rissanen - piano

Jutta Annala - voice
Jukka Eskola - trumpet
Johanna Försti - voice
Riitta Keränen - voice
Kati Kuusava - violin
Helmi Kuusi - violin
Timo Lassy - saxophones
Riikka Lampinen - cello
Marko Timonen - percussion
Jussi Tuhkanen - viola

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Blue Music Group Stockholm, Sweden

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Blue Music Group is the vision of composition, performance and production of Mika Pohjola. Having recorded his debut album for composer legend Gunther Schuller’s GM Recordings, Pohjola started self-releasing in 1997, and recording other artists in 2008, New York jazz as well as Swedish contemporary classical musicians.

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