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Kerkko Koskinen & UMO Jazz Orchestra: Agatha

UMO, conducted by Sonny Heinilä, composed by Kerkko Koskinen, soloist Verneri Pohjola (trumpet)
Ricky-Tick Records (RTCD06), published 2007

1. Crooked Rooma 4’22

2. Helsinki-Vantaa 5’12

3. Pale Horse 6’29

4. Passenger to Copenhagen 3’45

5. Sparkling Arsenic 3’34

6. Cats and Pigeons 7’28

7. Elephants Can 6’06

8. And Then There Was One 7’12

9. The Pointing Finger 4’32

10. Riemukaaret (Triumphal Arches) 3’01

UMO Jazz Orchestra:

Trumpets:
Teemu Mattsson, lead trumpet
Timo Paasonen, 2nd trumpet
Mikko Pettinen, 3rd trumpet
Tero Saarti, 4th trumpet

Saxophones: 
Pentti Lahti, alto sax, baritone sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo clarinet
Jouni Järvelä, alto sax, clarinet (sax solo on track 4)
Teemu Salminen, alto sax, flute, piccolo, clarinet
Olli Ojajärvi, tenor sax, flute
Pertti Päivinen, baritone sax, alto sax, flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet

Trombones: 
Antti Rissanen, 1st trombone (on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 8.)
Jari Hongisto, 1st trombone (on tracks 2, 4, 6, 9, 10)
Mikko Mustonen 2nd trombone
Pekka Laukkanen, 3rd trombone & tuba

Rhythm section:
Ville Huolman, bass
Markus Ketola, drums

Recorded: 2007
Published: 2007
Publisher: Ricky-Tick Records
Publisher’s code: RTCD06
Studio: Yle M1 Studio