Olavi Trio

Olavi Trio’s Teppo Olavi Hocha-aho Jari Olavi Hongisto, Niilo Olavi Louhivuori and Jari Olavi Honesto share the same middle name. They also share a common love of free improvisation. The three Olavi’s are respected members of the Finnish jazz and improv scene. Teppo Hautaaho, the senior member of the trio, was born in 1941 and has been an active musician since the 1960’s. He has also been heard in Edward Vesala, Anthony Braxton, and Cecil Taylor’s various ensembles. Jari Hongisto, a trombonist (b.1960), was a member of Edward Vesala‚Äôs Sound.

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