Tag: Jorma Tapio

Sound & Fury – Thundering of Dawn

Pepa Päivinen – soprano, tenor and baritone saxophones, flute Jorma Tapio – alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, bass flute Tane Kannisto – tenor saxophone, flute Antero Priha – trumpet Jimi Sumen – guitar Julius Heikkilä – guitar Sampo Lassila – bass Hannu Risku – percussion Simo Laihonen – drums (Compositions by Edward Vesala, Iro Haarla,…




7 Questions for… Jorma Tapio

Jorma Tapio has been a significant pillar of the Finnish rock and jazz scenes for some time now, and is still renowned for his contributions to Edward Vesala’s Sound & Fury (in the past, he’s been referred to as the Sancho Panza to Vesala’s Don Quixote!) Indeed, Jorma is the driving force behind Sound &…




Jorma Tapio & Kaski – Ghatika

Jorma Tapio (tenor saxophone, flutes) Ville Rauhala (bass) Simo Laihonen (drums, percussion julmu-whistle) Desert Ride Ghatika Bruremarsj Tutankhamon Receive Me Trav’lin Light Huilua Moving Fingers Peace is the Language of the Stones and the Stars (55:44) Tampere, January/April 2015 Karkia Mistika Records KARMI-063 On this disc, Jorma Tapio and Kaski are channeling the instrumental spiritual…




Two Sides of the Free Coin…

Nocturna Discordia #61 at Soda – 2nd Mar. ’16 Jorma Tapio (flute, alto flute, wooden flute, tenor saxophone) Ángel Ontalva (electric guitar, effects) Enric Ponsa (drums) If I had to order my CD collection by geographical origin, Spain and Finland would probably top the chart. You can imagine that I wasn’t about to miss a…