Two of Finland's finest young jazz
virtuosos in concert on their Asia/Australia tour.
'For me the music is good as long as the musician
or artist lets it come from the heart'
' A lot if my practising is just listening
to music. You have to feel it, then convey that feeling through
In a short period of time, Olavi Louhivuori (22)
has achieved a strong place in the jazz scene in Finland both through
composing and playing, being one of the busiest and most working
jazz drummers in Finland. Olavi is studying at prestigeous Sibelius
Academy of Music in Helsinki and has already made tours in Europe,
Asia and Australia. Joined by his brother Kalevi Louhivuori
(21) on trumpet they make a dynamic jazz duo performing
both standards and original material. Kalevi also studies at the
Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and despite his young age, he has
performed with a number of internationally recognized musicians
such as Bob Minzer, Indgrid Jensen, Dave Liebman, Charles Tolliver,
and Jukka Perko.