How does it feel to come to this jazz oasis of Northern Finland?
Path to Fantti.
Dave Liebman, you have performed at Jazz on the Beach before, in 1996 in quartet with Lars Danielson, Bobo Stenson and Jon Christensen. How does it feel to come back to this jazz oasis of Northern Finland with these young lions of Finnish jazz?
"Celebrating my return to Raahe, I’d like to offer a few comments on an aspect of jazz which is how the music is passed on from generation to generation. It is interesting that I will be playing at the same festival I did years ago, except this time with a generation distanced from me by several decades.
The American saxophone legend Dave Liebman, Marc Ducret and trumpeter Verneri Pohjola are stars of the Jazz on the Beach festival on the last weekend of July. The program includes Finnish and international top groups on the crest of the new jazz wave.
Submitted by Rajatsi on 17. September 2014 - 16:20
The board of Rajatsi Raahe jazz association has appointed producer-entrepreneur Charles Gil as festival director of Raahe Jazz on the Beach festival as of 15.9.2014. Gil succeeds Annamaija Saarela, who has directed the festival since 2009.