Mika Pohjola & Johanna Grüssner
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Based in New York but originally from Finland, Mika Pohjola is an introspective post-bop pianist/composer whose influences range from Paul Bley to Chick Corea and Bill Evans. Pohjola, who was born in Finland in the early '70s, learned a lot about jazz from his father, a Helsinki-based jazz guitarist. Pohjola's father had a large record collection, and he did a lot to encourage his son's interest in jazz. Pohjola was 15 when, in 1987, he left Finland for Sweden; in that Scandinav... Read more

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