Jazz-Espa: Matti Salo Quartet at Espan Lava
Fri, July 29, 2022
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AT 13.00 MATTI SALO QUARTET
Matti Salo – guitar, Sami Sippola – saxophone, keyboard, Ville Rauhala – double bass, Janne Tuomi – drums
Fronted by guitarist-composer Matti Salo, the quartet’s debut album Tetraktys (LUOVA 2019) combines klezmer music, progressive rock and jazz into a concept album with a distinct voice. The pieces for the quartet’s new album Nepal, due for release this autumn, were born during Salo’s travels in Asia, taking the ensemble’s playing style towards a more meditative direction. Salo’s versatile musical background within genres such as death metal, psychedelic rock, and prog rock shines through, and his audiences are guaranteed a live experience full of adventure and surprise....