LEHTONEN JUSSI


 

Jussi Lehtonen is one of the premier drummeJussi Lehtonen is one of the premier drummers in Finnish jazz scene.  His drumming can be heard with such bands as U-Street All Stars (BlueNote), Timo Lassy Band (Ricky-Tick), Eero Koivistoinen’s several projects – just to name a few. Late 2008 he gathered his fellow musicians together at the Finnvox Studios in Helsinki  and recorded his first solo album “Firstborn”.  The recording is full of easy going melodies, strong attitude  and groovy rhythms along with energetic and brilliant musicianship.   Special guest on two tracks: Tim Hagans (trp) who has worked with f.ex Joe Lovano, Maria Schneider, Thad Jones, Yellowjackets & Steps Ahead. rs in Finnish jazz scene.  His drumming can be heard with such bands as U-Street All Stars (BlueNote), Timo Lassy Band (Ricky-Tick), Eero Koivistoinen’s several projects – just to name a few. Late 2008 he gathered his fellow musicians together at the Finnvox Studios in Helsinki  and recorded his first solo album “Firstborn”.  The recording is full of easy going melodies, strong attitude  and groovy rhythms along with energetic and brilliant musicianship.   Special guest on two tracks: Tim Hagans (trp) who has worked with f.ex Joe Lovano, Maria Schneider, Thad Jones, Yellowjackets & Steps Ahead.


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