Vela Esben Overgaard Højlund (DK) – piano Aino Juutilainen (FI) – cello Purity, calm soundscapes and inner expression would describe the music of this Danish-Finnish duo. The roots of this music are both jazz improvisation and contemporary classical music. Both duo members compose music and there is strong focus on finding distinct sounds to create colourfull expression. Vela released their first album Wandering on Eclipse music 10th of february 2017. The danish drummer Anders Vestergaard features on the album.
Here is an article about the album on Jazz Finland http://jazzfinland.fi/news/finno-danish-vela-issue-their-debut-on-10-february
Vela is supported by The Finnish-Danish Cultural Foundation, Dansk Artist Forbund, Danish Musicians’ Union and Koda.