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The Five Corners Quintet plays the music of Kerkko Koskinen - Othello EP



The Five Corners Quintet Kerkko Koskinen Othello
The Five Corners Quintet plays the music of Kerkko Koskinen - Othello EP
(limited 10") Ricky-Tick RT030, 2009-04-24

The Five Corners Quintet and composer Kerkko Koskinen (see "Agatha", on Ricky-Tick Records RTCD06) recently got together to produce the score of "Othello", a hit Shakespeare play at the Finnish National Theatre in Helsinki. Ricky-Tick will release an exclusive 10" vinyl of selected tracks that were recorded for the play. The "Othello" ten-inch will navigate along the signposts set by the wealth of historically relevant soundtrack jazz around, materialising itself as high-octane 21st century dancefloor jazz with a distinct old school library/soundtrack flava. The release is strictly limited to 1000 copies.

The Five Corners Quintet Kerkko Koskinen Othello
The Five Corners Quintet plays the music of Kerkko Koskinen - Othello EP
(limited 10") Ricky-Tick RT030, 2009-04-24

Tracklisting :
A1. The Opening
A2. Othello (Piano - Kerkko Koskinen)
A3. Desdemona
B1. Jago
B2. The Murder (Piano - Kerkko Koskinen)

Links :
myspace.com/rt030othello
thefivecornersquintet.com
myspace.com/thefivecornersquintet
myspace.com/kerkkokoskinenagatha
ricky-tick.com
myspace.com/rickytickrecords

Credits :
Kerkko Koskinen :: composer
The Five Corners Quintet :
Timo Lassy :: tenor & baritone sax, flute
Jukka Eskola :: trumpet
Mikael Jakobsson :: piano
Antti Lötjönen :: bass
Teppo Mäkynen :: drums
with:
Pepa Päivinen :: alto sax, alto flute, flute & piccolo
Hannu Kilpi :: french horn
Antti Rissanen :: trombone
Kerkko Koskinen :: piano on 'Othello' & 'The Murder'

Produced by Kerkko Koskinen. Recorded at YLE M1 Studios. Recorded and mixed by Miika Huttunen.
This soundtrack was composed for William Shakespeare's play "Othello", directed by Michael Baran for the Finnish National Theater.
This recording was made at night in the studios of the Helsinki broadcasting station in a most informal atmosphere.

Press Release :
The Five Corners Quintet and composer Kerkko Koskinen (see "Agatha", RTCD06) recently got together to produce the score of "Othello", a hit Shakespeare play at the Finnish National Theatre in Helsinki. Ricky-Tick will release an exclusive 10" vinyl of selected tracks that were recorded for the play.

Historically, jazz has been featured prominently at scores and soundtracks. Some may remember releases such as "A Lift to the Scaffold" by Miles Davis, not to mention the vast pool of quality library jazz out there. The "Othello" ten-inch will navigate along these signposts, materialising itself as high-octane 21st century dancefloor jazz with a distinct old school library/soundtrack flava. The release is strictly limited to 1000 copies.
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