Kuára

Band
Kuára

Kuva/ Photo: Maarit Kytöharju.

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Formed2009
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biography

Kuàra is a Finnish-Norwegian trio of drummer Markku Ounaskari, pianist Samuli Mikkonen and trumpetist-singer Per Jørgensen. Kuàra explores the reduced expression of the Finnish-Ugrian folk songs and Slavic spiritual music through improvisation. The 21st century and the new Scandinavian jazz are also present in their music.

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Discography

cover Psalms and Folk Songs 2010 ECM Records