New Single/Album - Helsinki 2012


Making Groovy Moments & Melodies

Arranger Pentti Lasanen on Tuomo J Autio:

Tuomo J Autio’s energetic style stands out in the melancholy Finnish jazz scene. His rhythmically root-like and swinging sound has been inspired by Wes Montgomery, a pioneer as soloist of big bands. Autio’s play reflects his own subtle elegance. According to Pentti Lasanen, Autio’s energetic and rhythmical style is unique in Finland.

- In the whole world only a few master this genre. Playing jazz with guitar is technically and musically demanding, but Tuomo knows his instrument. He has a clear vision and a credible style that reaches the audience

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" ... in the mood of the concert reaches you even at home trough the record; I wish I`d been there "
- article in finnish by Pekka Koskivaara |  Retrokki   
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"...such standards as Eleanor Rigby and Besame Mucho could easily sound tedious , if Tuomo wouldn´t sgueeze tears out from his guitar with a superb style."
- Juha Seitz |  IIsalmen Sanomat 


Groovy Moments and Melodies

Groovy moments and Melodies is a recording project of Finnish
jazz guitarist Tuomo J. Autio and Antti Rissanen, leader of The Great Helsinki Swing Big Band.

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"Standing up in front of the big band can be no easy task, but he gives a virtuosic demonstration..."
- Chris Mosey |  All about jazz  Read more
"Technicien habile, le guitariste vous assure de bons moments."
- Chris Rodriquez |  Le Journal de Montreal  Read more
"...pure enjoyment, keeps the good times rolling. Five stars from me"
- Pertti Laesmaa |  Voima