YouTube Music Key

You’ve probably heard about the new YouTube Music Key service? It’s currently at beta testing phase, and available in just a few countries (Finland, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States), but it sounds very promising… They say that all the music available on Google Play Music is also available on[…]

Busy weekend

I had quite a busy weekend… On Saturday I was accompanying the tenor Perttu Mathlin in the Turku Baptist Church in Turku, Finland, and on Sunday I played the piano at the local Pentecostal Sunday service here in Uusikaupunki, and later in the evening I accompanied an amateur choir at a Lutheran evening mass in[…]

Hello there everybody

Hi there people! I just decided to inform you that Even though I haven’t written anything here for a while, I’m still alive and making music 🙂 A few gigs have been added to my gig calendar – check ’em out ???? The Christmas album I’ve talked about won’t be released this Christmas, but I’m[…]

Coming home from a gig

Some beautiful landscape footage from my trip back home from a gig (I was accompanying the tenor Perttu MAthlin in an Israel-related Christian congregation in Pori) … How dares someone call Finland an UGLY country?!??!!? I put my song “Dream” as the background music, since it fits the content very well in my opinion 😀

An old melody by Burkhard Waldis

Played around with Spectrasonics Omnisphere and recorded this old hymn tune with it’s preset “Epic Solina Richness” 😀 Enjoy! A Finnish text “On meillä aarre verraton” (We have an uncomparable treasure), written by Johan Ludvig Runeberg, is set to this tune… In here the tune is in it’s original form, not “standardised” as it is[…]

Missio Finlandia 2012

Hi there again! So much has happened during last two weeks… I’ve been accompanying the singer and evangelist Eija Merilä during a mission tour held by Dr. Chauncey Crandall and his wife Deborah Crandall from Palm Beach, Florida… Quite busy and exhausting but at the same time very rewarding two weeks, I must say… We[…]

Another gig

I had quite a work-filled weekend… On Saturday in Central Finland with the singer Eija Merilä, then on Sunday in the province of Satakunta on the west coast of Finland… there was a regional Pentecostal conference in the community of Nakkila… I was there with the tenor Perttu Mathlin… and I also accompanied later the[…]