Esa Pietilä Liberty Ship (aka Liberty ship) at Nordic Music Days 2018.
Liberty ship is Finnish- Norwegian contemporary jazz group, formed in 2012, navigates the deep waters of free jazz and improvised music in constant pursuit of creative self-expression. Their first album Approaching was nominated for The Album of the Year 2013 by the New York City Jazz Record.
Saxophonist Esa Pietilä leads this all-star quartet of Finnish and Norwegian jazz musicians, pushing each member of the group to the boundaries of their creative ability. Liberty Ship is without doubt one of the most exciting ensembles from the booming Scandinavian jazz scene. Their music is adventurous, mysterious, creative and unpredictable.
Liberty Ship is:
Esa Pietilä (FIN) tenor saxophone
Håvard Wiik (NO) piano,
Ole-Morten Vågan (NO) bass
Olavi Louhivuori (FIN) drums.