CD release!

USA meets Finland on Brain Inventory Trio’s new live album Debut album to be released on the German label Konnex Records on 23 March 2012 Listen Press release The recently formed Brain Inventory Trio not only bridges two cultures but also brings us a fusion of styles from jazz and folk music to rock, throwing all preconceptions out the window. With American pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and two Finns, saxophonist Esa Pietilä and cellist Juho Laitinen, in the line-up, the trio’s talents span across a multitude of musical genres. The upcoming album was recorded at a concert performed in Helsinki in 2010.

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New CD release!

New York City & Helsinki meet on new album

Debut album released on Artist Recording Collective (ARC) label, USA – May 2012 Press release. Begun in 2011, The Esa Pietilä – Jeff Siegel Duo bridges two cities New York City & Helsinki. Their juicy freejazz flows, crunchy polyrythmical textures, diverse sound ambients and spiritual meditation-like chorals bring in a completely personal way of duo improvisations taken into action. With New York City based drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel and saxophonist Esa Pietilä (Helsinki, Finland) the line-up´s talents span across a multitude of musical ideas. The upcoming album was recorded at the famous NRS Studio in New York in 2011. The album´s name “Out Doors” reflects to multiple meanings of opening and exploring “new doors” and spaces for playing “out” and the free form improvised jazz.

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New Music coming out 2012 !

Hello all. It´s been a busy fall… I have written new music for my groups and planned the future things for new bands for the next season etc. My 4 Streams Quartet did go touring in USA / Canada on oct. 2011 and I will go for a solo tour to Benelux countries in nov 2011. Also, while my stay in New Your City in oct. 2011 we recorded a duo CD with excellent drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel from NYC. My solo-concerts will also continue appearing regularly at churches of Finland & European venues. The “Brain Inventory Trio” which was born in 2010 with US pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and Finnish cellist Juho Laitinen will release a CD on next spring. Other interesting collaborations with diverse artists from US & Europe will follow in 2012 and on. So keep tuned to visit here to check the latest news, and spread the word in the jungle…If You like, You can go also to my Facebook artist page (under the name saxophonist Esa Pietilä) and give it a thumb – there´s postings of most accurate & updated news about concerts, more videos, stories on the road etc.

Thanks to all of my fans for continuos support – here & Reverbnation pages!


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