Elifantree’s music has been compared to the works of Pablo Picasso, Charles Chaplin and David Lynch, to the horn of plenty, a mystic forest, and many others but above all the core is in the vision of three artists what music can be. Elifantree, formed in 2007, is an experimental electro-acoustic trio built on vocals, saxophone, and drums, and it expands its sound world by adding various instruments to it. The trademarks of the trio are elastic grooves, virtuoso improvisations, and wild stage energy.
The first single “Finland: Black Sheep” of the band’s forth-coming sixth album was released in spring 2020, and the second single “Sweden:Gold Dust” will be released on October 2nd. The full album will be released in early 2021, and it will feature eight top drummers from around the world.
JAF Trio is a Danish-Finnish group, founded in March 2017. In December the same year, they got the We Jazz Rising Star Award. JAF-Trio’s album was released in July 2020 by We Jazz Records. Members of the group are young well-established Jazz musicians from Finland and Denmark.
AINON is a Finnish quartet founded by cellist-composer Aino Juutilainen in 2017. The music has influences of jazz, contemporary music and classical music. The music is partly improvised and partly composed for these specific players. The different personalities of the players are present in changing atmospheres and layers of time. AINON combines different influences associating freely and reaches the listener with the playful attitude.