In late 2012, after the release of my third LP, “In With Lassy”, we started touring the material. As the studio recording already was a relaxed “cooking session”, we began looking for a new way to approach the material. The band already had a history of some 5 years of playing together, so we were […]
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TIMO LASSY: ”IN WITH LASSY”
Timo Lassy has cemented his position at the helm of the burgeoning Finnish jazz scene. His two solo albums and the inspired sax work in the ranks of the globe-trotting Five Corners Quintet have steadily been building his reputation and now it seems that the big time is here for Lassy courtesy of the upcoming […]
Sax man Timo Lassy, one of the leading lights in the vivid Helsinki jazz scene has released his second album on Ricky-Tick Records. The LP, “Round Two”, is a trip deeper into Lassy’s world, complete with the contemporary vocal jazz great José James featured on two of album’s eight tracks. (more…)
“The Call / Sweet Spot”
Ricky-Tick Records 2007 (RT015) 12″ vinyl / download A: The Call B: Sweet Spot
Ricky-Tick Records 2006 (RT008) 12″ vinyl / download A: African Rumble B: High at Noon
New LP “Round Two” on Ricky-Tick Records
My second long player, “Round Two”, is out on Ricky-Tick Records October 28 in Finland and November 27 in Europe. It features eight tracks, including the first single ‘The More I Look at You’ with José James on vocals. (more…)
Jazz Heat Bongo Beat at Korjaamo 14.11.
To celebrate “Round Two”, we’re playing a very special gig with an extended live band at Helsinki’s Korjaamo on Saturday, November 14. It’s a Jazz Heat Bongo Beat club night so there’ll be DJs and VJs in addition to the live set. (more…)
New video up
In case you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure take a peek at my new “Round Two” promo clip. It’s a brief chat about the new album and what inspired it, etc. Good watchin’… Timo Lassy – Round Two from Ricky-Tick Records on Vimeo.