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Tenor is busy working on a film score for Simon Cathcart's
Stagknight, a UK low-budget horror-comedy:
"I've been making the music for
a while now. We had sessions at Didier's studio in Helsinki,
laying down some rhythm tracks, some months ago. Now
I've been arranging horns and orchestra-percussion to
go with the rhythm tracks. That will be played by Kymi
Wind Band. The recording of that will happen in end
of May, so now we're having a rehearsal period."
"Stagknight is the thing I have
to concentrate on now. It's a big project for me. I
want the music to be very good. I'm not so familiar
with the movie world, what the problems will be. I guess
normally there are a lot of rejections and frustration.
But so far in this project all has gone really well."
this month will be the Tone of Finland, a 2CD collection
of remixes, remakes and other interpretations of the
Tom of Finland - Daddy and the Muscle Academy soundtrack.
Jimi Tenor is on it with a track called Helliä
tunteita (Tender Feelings):
"Remix/remakers could use sounds
from Tom of Finland documentary film. One could have
also remixed the original Elliot Sharp music from the
film. I chose some sentences from Tom of Finland's interviews.
His art is quite humorous, so I thought I'll make a
Tone Of Finland is published by Crystal
Eye / Kristallisilmä and comes with ten different
cover designs. Also available is a limited leatherbound
edition which includes a book with Tom of Finland press
photo remix drawings from the 50's to 80's published
for the first time ever.
Another interesting release to look out for is Astrid
Swan's debut album Poverina for which Jimi did some
"I was asked to do some string
and horn arranging for Astrid's record. It was quite
a bit of work. I don't find arranging other people's
music very easy at all. But I think it worked out quite