Kaira

Abovoice1010. Release date 2002.
Personnel: Arve Henriksen – trumpet and voice , Kari Heinilä – saxophones and flutes, Severi Pyysalo – vibraphone and percussion, Teemu Viinikainen – guitar, Ulf Krokfors – bass, André Sumelius – drums

Finnish Grammy winner from 2002 in the category best finnish jazz record. Drummer and composer André Sumelius brilliant album featuring Norwegian trumpet player Arve Henriksen and Finnish top jazz musicians.

The Finnish Grammy winner from 2003.
…Kaira is one of the best finnish jazz records made in recent years.

Jukka Hauru / Helsingin Sanomat

André Sumelius has written most of these well structured compositions on this album. All the musicians on this album show great improvisational skills.

Allan Sommer/Jazz Special (Denmark 2003)

Kaira cover (1980x1980)
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Kaira back cover (1980x1980)
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