aki rissanen pianist / composer

June 2017

 

10th Aki Rissanen Trio, Riihimäen Kesäkonsertit Festival, Finland
11-12th
Recording 2nd Aki Rissanen Trio album on Edition Records, Järvenpää, Finland

May 2017

 

2-3th Recording with Lahti Symphony, orchestral music by Lauri Porra
11th 
Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Trondheim Jazz Festival, Norway
24th Aki Rissanen Trio, Steinway Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
22th Aki Rissanen Trio, Like a Jazz Machine Festival, Dudelange, Luxembourg
26th Aki Rissanen Trio, Unterfahrt, Munchen, Germany

April 2017

 

2nd Verneri Pohjola Quartet, G Livelab, Helsinki, Finland
9th Aki Rissanen Solo Piano: Catalonian Impressionism, Koivupää Soi, Vantaa (invite only)
21th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Tuusula, Finland
22th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, G Livelab, Helsinki, Finland
26th Mikko Innanen & Aki Rissanen Nordic Twist (with Ole Morten Vågan & Jon Fält), April Jazz, Espoo, Finland
27th Aki Rissanen Trio, JazzAhead, Bremen, Germany

March 2017

 

5th Aki Rissanen- Verneri Pohjola Duo, Vrijstaat-O, Osteende, Belgium
10th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Zinco Jazz Club, Mexico City, Mexico
11th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Euro Jazz Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
23th Aki Rissanen Solo Piano: Catalonian Impressionism, Aino Ackté Chamber Music Festival, Helsinki, Finland
25th Sininen Syksy- Madetoja & Onerva, G Livelab, Helsinki, Finland
28-31th Sinfonia Lahti w/ RTBB, Lahti, Finland

February 2017

 

3rd Aki Rissanen Solo Piano, Weserburg Art Museum, Bremen, Germany
9th Plastic Island, Vinterjazz, Copenhagen, Denmark
16th Aleatoric “Songs for Solstice” Album Release Tour: Koko Jazz Club, 21:00, Helsinki, Finland
17th Eclipse Jazz Club, Tampereen Kirjasto, 17:30, Tampere, Finland
18th Sibelius Museum, 14:00, Turku, Finland
19th Passages Festival, 14:00, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
27th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Bucharest, Romania
28th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

January 2017

 

11th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Finnish National Theater, Suomi100
13th Liberty Ship, Flame Jazz, Turku

December 2016

 

2nd Aki Rissanen- Giorgios Kontrafouris & Nikos Anadolis Three Pianos, Athens, Greece
11th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, WeJazz Festival, G Livelab, Helsinki
15th Liberty Ship, Nasjonal Jazzscene Victoria, Oslo, Norway
16th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Flame Jazz, Logomo, Turku

November 2016

 

4th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Tampere Jazz Happening, Tampere, Finland
9th Aki Rissanen – Verneri Pohjola Duo, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
15th Hietsu is Happening- ensemble, Hietaniemen Paviljonki, Helsinki
20th Plastic Island Record release concert, Tenho Restobar, Helsinki

October 2016

 

4th Mikko Innanen – Sanni Orasmaa – Aki Rissanen, Favela, Helsinki
25th
Aki Rissanen – Niklas Winter Duo, Turku
27-28th 
Verneri Pohjola Quartet,  Belgium

September 2016

 

9th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, King’s Place Festival, London UK
14th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Kerava Jazz Klubi, VHY-keskus, Kerava, Finland
15th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Suistoklubi, Hämeenlinna
16th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, King’s Crown, Kuopio Jazz & Blues, Kuopio, Finland
17th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Tuba, Oulu
20th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, G LiveLab, Helsinki
23th Verneri Pohjola Quintet plays Miles Davis, Dubrovnik, Rakkautta & Anarkiaa / WeJazz
30th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, SaloJazz, Salo

August 2016

 

2nd Aki Rissanen Omniwerk Impressions, Aino Ackté Chamber Music Festival, Kallion kirkko, Helsinki
5th Verneri Pohjola, Blueberry Hill Festival, Ilomantsi
13th Kalevi Louhivuori Quintet, Flow Festival, Helsinki
24th Aki Rissanen Omniwerk Impressions, Viapori Jazz Festival, Jääkellari, Helsinki
25th
Aki Rissanen Solo STURM, Galleria Contemporary Helsinki
18th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Arctic Paradise Festival, Helsinki
19th Plastic Island w/ Johanna Sulkunen, Joonas Leppänen, Art Goes Kapakka, Helsinki
31th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Juttutupa, Helsinki

July 2016

 

13-17th Aki Rissanen, Kaisa Mäensivu & Jussi Lehtonen, Café Jazz, Pori Jazz Festival
15th Aki Rissanen Trio: Amorandom with visuals, Pori Jazz Festival, Main Stage!
16th Aki Rissanen Solo Piano: Sturm feat. Jori Hulkkonen, Turku Modern
17th
Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Jazz Street, Pori Jazz Festival
22-23th 
Verneri Pohjola- Aki Rissanen 4, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
26th Verneri Pohjola- Aki Rissanen- Anni Elif, Aino Ackté Chamber Music Festival, Kallion kirkko, Helsinki
28th Unio Ensemble, Korppoo Jazz
29th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Keitelejazz

May 2016

 

13th Jori Huhtala 5, April Jazz Club, Espoo
19th Aki Rissanen Trio: Amorandom, Koko Jazz Club Helsinki, HELSINKI RELEASE CONCERT
20th Aki Rissanen Trio: Amorandom, Koko Jazz Club Iisalmi, Raatihuone
21th Aki Rissanen, Joonas Tuuri, Jonne Taavitsainen, Hotel Presidentti, Helsinki

April 2016

 

13th Aki Rissanen Solo Piano, ppianissimo Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
15th Aki Rissanen Trio, ppianissimo Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
21th Aki Rissanen Trio: AMORANDOM on Edition Records, OFFICIAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY, April Jazz Festival, Espoo
30th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, TTT Klubi, Tampere

March 2016

 

4th Aki Rissanen Solo Piano STURM & Panu Savolainen Duo, Lavaklubi, Helsinki
18th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Oulun Musiikkijuhlat, Oulu
23th Verneri Pohjola- Aki Rissanen Duo, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

February 2016

 

25th Robert Nordmark, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki

January 2016

 

7th Aki Rissanen / Emil Strandberg / Pär-Ola Landin / Jon Fält, Glenn Miller Café, Stockholm
22h Verneri Pohjola Quartet, April Jazz Club, Espoo

December 2015

 

3rd Jazz & Dance w/ Verneri Pohjola, Timo Hirvonen & Joonas Riippa, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
4th Aki Rissanen – Mikko Innanen FROZEN GAINSBOURG, Suistoklubi, Hämeenlinna
10th
Mikko Innanen 10+, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
11th
 Verneri Pohjola Quartet, We Jazz Festival 2015, Andorra, Helsinki
12th Aki Rissanen Sturm, We Jazz Festival 2015, Genelec House, Helsinki. Solo project with Petri Ruikka on visuals and Pekka Tuppurainen on sound manipulation
19th Aki Rissanen / Ville Herrala / Jonne Taavitsainen Trio, Adjutanttiklubi, Hotelli Presidentti, Helsinki
23th Anni Elif / Pauli Lyytinen / Aki Rissanen, Satamankulma, Kuopio

November 2015

 

1st Aki Rissanen – Verneri Pohjola Duo, Hanko
3th 
Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman Germany Tour, B-Flat, Berlin
5th 
Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman Germany Tour, Loft Köln
6th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman Germany Tour, Sparda JazzAround, Hemingway’s lounge, Karlsruhe
7th Aki Rissanen – Marc Bernstein Quartet, Koko Jazz Club Iisalmi, Finland
16th Plastic Island (Johanna Sulkunen & Joonas Leppänen), Mandagsklubben, Copenhagen
19th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Tampere-talo, Tampere, Finland

October 2015

 

2nd Aki Rissanen Solo Piano, Vapaat Äänet concert at Keskus/Centralen, Loviisa, organised by Charles Gil
9th 
Röd/Blå 4 CD- Album Release Tour incl. solo piano release ”Sturm”, Flame Jazz, Turku
10th Mikko Innanen / Magnus Broo / Ulf Krokfors / Mika Kallio, Turenki, Finland
12th Röd / Blå 4 CD- Album Release Tour incl. solo piano release ”Sturm”, Koko Jazz Club, Koko Loft, Helsinki
15th Jeff “Tain” Watts Quartet with Aki Rissanen, Joonatan Rautio and Antti Lötjönen, DIG Festival, Music House, Helsinki
23th Koto-piano Duo w/ Atsushi Masuda, Savoy- theatre, Helsinki
29th 
Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Järvenpäätalo
30th 
Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Sellosali, Espoo

September 2015

 

2th Esa Pietilä Liberty Ship, Juttutupa, Helsinki
5th
Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Savoy Theater, Helsinki
19-20th
Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Flame Jazz Cruise
29th 
Aki Rissanen Solo Piano, Vapaat Äänet concert at JazzAnti, Laulumiehet, organised by Charles Gil

August 2015

 

1st Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Lemin musiikkijuhlat, Lemi
7th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Ylöjärven kaupunkijazz, Ylöjärvi
8th Aki Rissanen Trio, Luosto Classic 2015
14th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Flow Festival 2015, Helsinki
15th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Kalkkiranta Jazz
22th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Mustalahden satama
29-30th Aki Rissanen- Verneri Pohjola Duo, Romania

July 2015

 

10th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, LinnaJazz, Hämeenlinna
15th Jori Huhtala 5, Cafe Jazz & Jazz Street Stage, Pori Jazz
17th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Kirjurinluoto, Pori Jazz
17th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Pori Jazz
23th 
Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
24th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman, Raahe Rantajatsit, Raahe
25th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Raahen Rantajatsit, Raahe
25th Aki Rissanen Trio, Raahen Rantajatsit, Raahe
30th Pekka Tuppurainen Röd/Blå, Espan lava, Helsinki
31th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Elojazz, Oulu

June 2015

 

8th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Lahti
9th 
Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Jyväskylä
10th 
Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Henry’s Pub, Kuopio
15th 
Aki Rissanen/ Verneri Pohjola, Aino Actén kamarifestivaali, Helsinki
16th Aki Rissanen/ Verneri Pohjola / Mikko Innanen, Aino Actén kamarifestivaali, Helsinki
26th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Haapavesi Folk, Finland
29-30th Recording trio album “Amorandom”

May 2015

 

1st Rob Duguay Songevity feat. Alex Terrier, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
15-17th Recording solo piano album “Sturm” on Ilma Records
26th 
Aki Rissanen/ Emil Strandberg/ Ville Herrala, Jazz-Anti, Laulumiehet Helsinki
29th Aki Rissanen/ Emil Strandberg/ Pär-Ola Landin, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden
30th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, ELBJAZZ Festival, Hamburg, Germany

April 2015

 

8th Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Poppari, Jyväskylä
9th 
Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Lappeenranta
10th 
Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Kuopio
11th Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Joensuu
16th Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Laulumiehet, Helsinki
17th Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Flame Jazz, Turku
18th Jori Huhtala 5 Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation, Raahe
20th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Suistoklubi, Hämeenlinna
21th 
Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Tavastia, Helsinki
22th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble Tour, Klubi, Tampere
25th 
Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, April Jazz, Espoo, Finland
30th Rob Duguay Songevity feat. Alex Terrier, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki

March 2015

 

1st Esa Pietilä Liberty Ship Album Release at Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
6th Verneri Pohjola “Bullhorn” Album Release concert, Flame Jazz, Åbo Svenska Teater, Turku, Finland
7th Kalevi Louhivuori Quartet, Ruukin Krouvi, Mathildedal
9-17th Aleatoric Finland Tour with Robin Verheyen and Markku Ounaskari organized by Vapaat Äänet/Charles Gil:
9th Kerava, Vapaaehtoisen hyvinvointityön keskus
10th Loimaa, taidetalo
11th Philly Joe’s Jazz Club, Tallinn, Estonia
12th Helsinki, Kanneltalo
13th Turku, Musiikkiopisto
14th Salo, Veturitalli
15th Loviisa, Centralen
17th Joensuu, Konservatorion sali
22th Verneri Pohjola “Bullhorn” Album Release concert, Kansallisteatteri Iso Näyttämö, Helsinki, Finland
25th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman, A-Trane, Berlin, Germany
26th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman, Unterfahrt, Munich, Germany
27th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman, JazzGAP, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

February 2015

 

6th Verneri Pohjola “Bullhorn” Album Release concert, TTT-klubi, Tampere, Finland
11th 
Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Oulu,  Finland Tour/ Jazz Federation
12th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Tornio
13th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Kajaani
18th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Lappeenranta
19th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Jyväskylä
20th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Kuopio
21th Mikko Hassinen Elektro GT, Joensuu

January 2015

 

8th Aki Rissanen Trio, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
15th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Savonlinna, Wanha Kasino, Finland
16th 
Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Flame Jazz, Svenska Teater, Turku, Finland
24th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Vuotalo, Helsinki, Finland

December 2014

 

6th Jukka Perko & Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Music Centre
9th Kannaste/Raghavan/Waits+ Aki Rissanen;  Jussi Kannaste, Harish Raghavan, Nasheet Waits, WeJazz Festival, Teurastamon Kellohalli, Helsinki & recording session
18-19th Esa Pietilä Liberty Ship recording session

November 2014

 

1st Mikko Hassinen Electro GT & Liberty Ship, Tampere Jazz Happening 2014
5th Aki Rissanen- Verneri Pohjola Duo, Future Shorts- festival, mbar, Helsinki
12th Lauri Porra Flyover Ensemble, Juttutupa Helsinki
21th Aki Rissanen- Kalevi Louhivuori Duo, Jussi Lindroos, Max Pollack, RytmÅbo festival
28th Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Kuopio Musiikkikeskus, Kamarimusiikkisali,  Finland with Petri Ruikka, Antti Lötjönen and Teppo Mäkynen. WeJazz/Jazz Federation tour 2014-15.
29th 
Aki Rissanen Trio Amorandom, Philly Joe’s Jazz Club, Tallinn, Estonia
30th 
Aki Rissanen Amorandom, Sellosali, Espoo, Finland

October 2014

 

3th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Jazz Brugge, Belgium with Antti Lötjönen and Teppo Mäkynen.
14-16th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, London UK
20-26th Liberty Ship Japan Tour, 21.10 PIT INN, Tokyo; 22.10 Elephant Studio, Tokyo; 23.10 Nitehi Works, Yokohama; 24.10 Elephant Studio, Tokyo; 25.10 Fellows, Tochigi with Esa Pietilä, Antti Lötjönen and Olavi Louhivuori.
27th-1st Liberty Ship Finland Tour, Kajaani, Joensuu, Helsinki, Turku, Tampere with Esa Pietilä, Antti Lötjönen and Olavi Louhivuori.

September 2014

 

5th Claudia Campagnol Quintet, Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki
11th Verneri Pohjola- Aki Rissanen Duo, Allotria, Helsinki.
19th Aki Rissanen Trio, Jazz Finland Festival, Helsinki Music Centre Camerata Hall with Antti Lötjönen and Teppo Mäkynen.
20th Mikko Hassinen Electro GT, Jazz Finland Festival, Korjaamo with Timo Kämäräinen, Lauri Porra and Kalevi Louhivuori.

August 2014

 

16th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman Album release concert, Helsinki, Finland
17th Aki Rissanen // Jussi Lehtonen Quartet with Dave Liebman Album release concert, Turku, Finland
23th Verneri Pohjola Quartet, Helsingin Juhlaviikot

July 2014

 

14th Aki Rissanen- Robin Verheyen Aleatoric, Pori Jazz, Café Jazz, Finland with Markku Ounaskari and Jori Huhtala.
15th
Aki Rissanen- Robin Verheyen Aleatoric, Pori Jazz, Jazz Street Stage, Finland with Markku Ounaskari and Jori Huhtala.
16th Aki Rissanen- Robin Verheyen- Markku Ounaskari, Philly Joe’s Jazz Club, Estonia
23th Verneri Pohjola- Aki Rissanen Duo, Torikorttelit Live, Helsinki