Mikko Innanen Intercontinental Extravaganza at IBeam in New York
The Finnish saxophonist Mikko Innanen will perform at IBeam in Brooklyn, New York, US with various line-ups in June 1-2, 2012.
Mikko Innanen has established his position as one of the most innovative saxophonists and composers on the Finnish and the Nordic scene for jazz and improvised music. Innanen is known for his participation as a leader, co-leader, featured soloist and/or composer in various groups, such as e.g. Mikko Innanen & Innkvisitio, PLOP, Delirium, and Gourmet.
The line-ups on the 1st of June include a duo with Sylvie Courvoisier and a trio with Ken Filiano and Lou Grassi. On the 2nd of June, Innanen will perform with Andrew Cyrille and as a part of Mikko Innanen Quintet with Thomas Heberer, Steve Swell, Max Johnson & Joe Hertenstein.
”Innanen, who exhibits great control over his vocabulary of squeals and squawks, can also play it straight on his horns when he wants to.” - Stuart Kremsky, The IAJRC Journal
Mirka Pesonen / Fimic
3 May, 2012