Petri ’Pope’ Puolitaival counts among Finland's most sought-after jazz saxophonists and flutists. He leads his own group, Pope Puolitaival Nordic4, and plays in some of the most defining Finnish jazz outfits of the 2010s. Jazz tradition has been big part of Pope´s playing, but you can find modern Scandinavian elements on it. Jazz is about stories you lived.
released August 30, 2019
Pope Puolitaival - saxophone, electricsax, flutes
Jussi Fredriksson - piano, synthetisators
Jori Huhtala - bass
Jonatan Sarikoski - drums
Jukka Eskola - trumpet 2, 5
Chicago sax luminary Greg Ward develops the dual-guitar frontline of his backing Rogue Parade quintet as an avatar for singular strength on this zesty collection of jazz-rock fusion songs. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 10, 2019