On December 18 RTV Oost has broadcasted the ‘OverUIT de Kunst’ special about Joan Reinders and the Millennium Jazz Orchestra . It is a nice glimpse behind the scenes at the CD recordings, thanks to Inga Tjapkes.
Antti Rissanen (b1975) An important band for Rissanen Mr. Fonebone, a quintet formed with saxophonist Mikko Innanen, that toured around Finland in spring 1998 and organized series of concerts the next year where Canadian trumpetist Ingrid Jensen featured as a soloist. In 21st century Rissanen has led also the electric groovejazz band, Antti Rissanen Electric Band, and Nordic Project which he formed with New Yorker bass player Ted Trimble.Besides playing trombone, Rissanen conducts big bands and composes music for them. As a permanent conductor of Imatra Big Band he has been since 2004 but he has also conducted many other distinguished Finnish big bands, like Settlement Big Band, Stadia Big Band, UMO and Espoo Big Band.