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Istanbul Feb 27-28. More shows
follow in the beginning of April, in Switzerland and
Austria. After the release of his new album, Jimi and
his band will be touring Europe and playing at selected
festivals from the end of May onwards.
The Music video is now online!
The world premiere of Jimi Tenor's
new video Let
The Music, from the album Higher
Planes, takes place on Sessions
on February 21st. The video is directed by Espen Jörgensen.
was a fun and liberating experience to work with Jimi",
says Jörgensen. "He gave me creative freedom.
The only adjustments he wanted after seeing the first
cut was to add some skin and wet lips like in a R'n'B
video. At first the thought of turning the video into
a R'n'B video kind of scared me. I thought the video
would wind up looking like it was done by two different
directors who couldn't agree up on how it was going
to look. But I managed to slip that in, and now the
video looks even cooler."
kind of put my name on the line when doing this video
as I'm doing stuff with the camera and lighting which
you just "shouldn't do" according to the biz.
But for me it's important to step away from established
aesthetics, and do it your way. Why should one make
a video which looks like the rest? I would be a coward
if I did that."
(Finland) Saturdays 17.30, re-run Sundays at 11.50.
Gustafsson talks with Jimi Tenor about Jimi Tenor
on Finnish radio YleQ.
The one-hour programme in the series Miten minusta tuli
minä, originally broadcast last year, airs on Feb
18 at 19.00 and again on the following Sunday at 6.30.
Finnish experimental music videos 1963-2003 are screened
International Short Film Festival
on Mar 5. Featured are Mika Taanila, Erkki Kurenniemi,
Circle, Jimi Tenor among many others.