Series of rare 70’s jazz and progressive rock recordings released by Svart Records

Svart Records is releasing an extensive series of Finnish progressive rock and jazz recorded in the 1970’s, with a total of 23 records from the decade. The recordings contain live performances from some of the most interesting acts of the time like Wigwam, Tasavallan Presidentti and Kalevala.

The concerts were recorded at the legendary YLE (Finnish Broadcasting Company) studio in Helsinki and will be released on vinyl and CD. Large amount of the recorded songs have never been released before.

The whole series will be released during 2016 and 2017 by Svart Records. Designer Jussi Karjalainen has created the graphics for the album covers (see examples below).

Upcoming releases in 2016

Pop Liisa 1: Tasavallan Presidentti LP
Pop Liisa 2: Jukka Hauru LP 
Pop Liisa 3: Wigwam LP 
Pop Liisa 4: Taivaanvuohi LP  
Jazz Liisa 1: Unisono Quartet LP 
Jazz Liisa 2: Taivaantemppeli LP
Jazz Liisa 3: Jukka Tolonen LP  
Jazz Liisa 4: KOM Quartet LP  
Pop Liisa 5: Jukka Hauru / Nono Söderberg LP 
Pop Liisa 6: Finnforest / Elonkorjuu LP 
Jazz Liisa 5: Jupu Group LP 
Jazz Liisa 6: Jukka Linkola Octet LP 
Pop Liisa 7: Kalevala LP 
Pop Liisa 8: Nimbus LP 
Jazz Liisa 7: Wasama-Tuominen Trio / Oton Kvartetti LP
Jazz Liisa 8: Wasama Quartet / Pentti Hietanen & Teppo Hauta-Aho LP
Pop Liisa 9: Jukka Tolonen Band
Pop Liisa 10: Hurmerinta-Sorvali Big Band
Pop Liisa 11: Petri & Pettersson Brass / Magyar
Jazz Liisa 9: Mike Koskisen Orchestra
Jazz Liisa 10: Otto Donner Treatment
Jazz Liisa 11: Pentti Lahti Band / Olli Ahvenlahti & Eero Ojanen Duo
Jazz Liisa 12: Mircea Stan Quartet / Jukka Ruohomäki