Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen

by Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    "Local Edition" of this release on a clear LP. Inside-out matte sleeve. Only available directly from the label and record shops near us. "Support your local!" <3

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    Black vinyl LP, inside-out matte sleeve. How nice!!!

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    CD version. Stylish matte digisleeve. Very nice for your home system, Walkman, car...

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Best together! Order your copy of the new Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen LP together with the 7" 45rpm single "Zomp / Dark Magenta". Both 7" tracks are non-album cuts so this is the full TL & TM experience right here. More is more! Clear "Local Edition" and black available for the LP, the 7" comes with heat-pressed labels and a stylish generic brown sleeve. Comes with full download of both of the releases.

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Fallow 03:05
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Goldenrod 03:03
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Catawba 03:04
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Aero 03:10
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Kobi 03:12
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Telemagenta 03:08
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Nyanza 02:55
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Firebrick 01:45
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Dark Cyan 02:50
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Heliotrope 03:21

about

Helsinki duo Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen present strong body of work on their new LP which updates the sound of an acoustic sax+drums combo in a highly inspiring way. Lassy plays sax, Mäkynen plays drums and handles production duties. Consisting of 13 focused tracks each clocking in at around three minutes, the album's sound ranges from spiritual-tinged free playing all the way to delicious 4/4 groove hard-hitters, showcasing producer "Teddy Rok" Mäkynen's love for electronic music. That being said, the sound here is that of an acoustic jazz band, placed left of the timeline and thinking ahead of what this instrumentation could achieve. The overall sound is warm and inviting, with the various delicious details inspiring repeated listening.

"Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen" is their first LP as a duo, but actually crowns years of collaboration between them - The Five Corners Quintet, Teddy Rok Seven, Jo Stance, Timo Lassy Band: the two friends have been playing together and experimented different forms of collaboration for more than a decade now.

As far as the term "award-winning" goes, here we have two of the latest "Finnish jazz album of the year" winners joining forces and doing what they do best. Both Lassy and Mäkynen are tried and tested stars of the vibrant Finnish jazz scene, and artists who have time and again proven to be highly inventive when moving forward. The new LP "Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen" adds a significant new chapter onto their collaboration, and presents a new formation which will surely be a force to be reckoned with on the live circuit.

credits

released June 14, 2019

Timo Lassy, tenor saxophone / Teppo Mäkynen, drums
All compositions by Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen
Produced by Teppo Mäkynen
"Another Rok Solid Production"
Design by Matti Nives

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