Jazz JKL: Kaisa's Machine at Poppari
Double-bassist Kaisa Mäensivu started her quartet Kaisa’s Machine in autumn 2015, right after her first year spent studying in New York. Her compositions fall into the category of post-bop, with influences drawn from both the modern sound of the Big Apple and the meditative moods of the North. Improvisation and the strong personalities of the four musicians add fresh and unexpected layers to the music each time the group takes to the stage.
Their debut, In the Key of K, came out on the Finnish label Eclipse Music in late 2017, introducing a group as spirited as the Finnish spring and mysterious as East Village. Comprised of Mäensivu’s originals, the album combines tender melodies, intriguing harmonic patterns and fierce improvisation....
Finnish Jazz Federation
uploaded this event on February 11, 2018