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UMO New Music Orchestra Plays the Music of Koivistoinen & Linkola

Side A:
Eero Koivistoinen: EL VIEJO ALMACÉN
PART I: EL VIEJO ALMACÉN 7.OO
Markku Johansson Flugelhorn, Thomas Clausen piano
PART II: VILLAS MISERIAS 7.04
Pekka Sarmanto bass
PART III: IBERIA 7.50
Eero Koivistoinen tenor saxophone, Jarno Kukkonen guitar

Side B:
Jukka Linkola
1. BEN BAY 8.02
Pentti Lahti alto saxophone
2. ONE FOR T.S. 7.30 (Jukka Linkola)
Teemu Salminen tenor saxophone, Thomas Clausen piano
3. SYRENE 6.56 (Jukka Linkola)
Pentti Lahti alto saxophone, Thomas Clausen piano

UMO Jazz Orchestra:

Conductor: Esko Linnavalli

Reeds: Pentti Lahti, Teemu Salminen, Eero Koivistoinen, Juhani Aaltonen, Unto Haapa-aho

Trumpet & fluegelhorn: Simo Salminen, Esko Heikkinen, Jörgen Petersen, Heikki Haimila, Markku Johansson

Trombones: Markku Veijonsuo, Mircea Stan, Juhani Aalto, Mikael Långbacka

Keyboards: Thomas Clausen

Synthesizer: Esko Linnavalli

Guitars: Otto Berger, Jarmo Kukkonen

Bass: Pekka Sarmanto

Electronic Bass: Heikki Virtanen

Drums: El Viejo Almacén & Syrene Esko Rosnell One For T.S. & BEN BAY Jukkis Outila

Percussion: Mongo Aaltonen

Recorded: 1985
Published: 1985
Publisher: Finnlevy
Publisher code: FL 5123
Studio: MTV Studios, Helsinki