Roast City Quintet

Roast City Quintet

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Cover by Daniela Zuniga

Album information

PerformerRoast City Quintet
Released2018
Players
LabelOmakustanne
Producer

Paris sessions (tracks 2 3 and 5) recorded , mixed & mastered by Frederic Ghibaudo aka Dakat Purr

Helsinki Sessions (tracks 1 4 and 6) recorded , mixed & mastered by Roni Martin at Studio Martin & Harrison (Kaapelitehdas)

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Biography

The debut album of French-Finnish jazz group Roast City Quintet. 

The seed of Roast Quintet started sprouting when Helsinki-born drummer Luostarinen, who was living in Marseille at the time, was visiting Paris in and incidentally met the Oulu-born electric bassist Jouni Isoherranen. Month after this Paris visit, the drummer had a chance to move to Paris, to a commune led and occupied by artists. From the endless jam sessions they found Charley Rose, a sax player who was active in the Parisian jazz scene, and pianist Arnault d'Angely, who was a conservatory teacher. The last piece of the puzzle was found when Finnish trumpet veteran Antero Priha arrived to Paris to keep an artist residence there. 

Tracklist

  1. Time Out
  2. Monasterish
  3. Montmartre Skies
  4. Spit It Out
  5. Daylight and Goblin
  6. Hanging With Josef