Soma

A 1 track post bop single (4m 4s) — released December 14th 2018 on We Jazz

Fresh Helsinki four-piece OK:KO shares the first taste of their second album "Syrtti" to be released on We Jazz Records on February 22. "Soma" is a rhythmically strong, searching track which invites the listener to discover its many layers within.

OK:KO, led by drummer Okko Saastamoinen, is a group comprising of some of the most sought-after talents of the young generation of Finnish jazz. Soulful sax player Jarno Tikka continues his rise to the top after his strong effort on the previous We Jazz LP, Alder Ego "II". Bassist Mikael Saastamoinen (no relation to Okko) is the current "Rising Star" of Helsinki's We Jazz Festival with his solo project Perussastamala, and while pianist Toomas Keski-Säntti may be the least known name here, he makes a strong mark with his thoughtful touch on the piano on several tracks on "Syrtti".

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