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Top Blues fra Finland - Ismo Haavisto
Ismo Haavisto er en kendt blues artist fra Finland med 9 albums i baggagen. Han er en hårdtarbejdende bluesman og har turneret i Norden i mere end 30 år, samt spillet på utallige festivaler i USA og Sydeuropa. Ismo synger med en indlevelse som få og spiller guitar og mundharpe som en drøm. På scenen er han altid oplagt og god til at inddrage publikum i musikken. Han er på sin første tourné i Danmark og det kan man glæde sig til at opleve.
Som Backin’ har han Jakob Kortbæk på bas og Mikko Peltola på trommer.
The latest album was released in May 2020
“Hard Stompin’ Blues” is Ismo’s tenth album.
Jemma Award 2017
Ismo got the coveted price from Blues Lovers Ry in Tampere.
The Other Side Of Hope 2017
Ismo performs his own song “Midnight Man” in the latest movie of well-known Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki.
IBC 2013 Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Ismo Haavisto represented Finland at the International Blues Challenge.
EBC 2012 Berlin, Germany
Ismo Haavisto represented Finland at the European Blues Challenge
Ismo Haavisto is a professional blues artist from Lahti, Finland. His 30-years-plus blues career guarantees a great performance. The blues come from deep down in his soul. Ismo is known as a great singer, harmonica player, guitarist and songwriter. He has released nine albums and eight of them include mostly his own song. Ismo mainly performs his own songs, but his live set does include a few classics too. He does gigs as One Man Band and with Trio. The gigs are all over Finland and abroad. He’s toured in the USA, Scotland, Spain, Germany, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
Ismo Haavisto One Man Band is the hardest working ensemble – it works as well in living rooms as at festivals. Haavisto plays guitar, slide, harmonica and naturally sings. Stomp box and foot tambourine provide a solid beat. This is something unique that you must see and hear!
Ismo Haavisto Trio is one of the best blues trios in Finland. There’s the great Ville Vallila on bass and the mighty Mikko Järvinen on drums. Haavisto sings and plays guitars, slide and harmonica. In the show you can hear songs from semi-acoustic Country Blues to electric Rhythm’n’blues.
Once in a while Ismo does gigs with other groups like The Bay City Sonics and Sherwood Tigers. He has co-operated with other solo artists like Andres Roots (EE), Dave Arcari (UK) Brian Kramer (USA) and Howard Fishman (USA). Ismo has a set of his own songs for big band and recorded the album “Fire Breath” with Lahti Big Band in 2016. In addition, Haavisto is often asked to guest or sit in with other blues bands.
So keep your eyes open, you’ll never know where you might see this hard stompin’ guy play’!
Ismo Haavisto (gui/voc/hca), Jakob Kortebæk (bas) og Miko Peltola (d)