Memories of Nisswa-Stämman, as the Scandinavian music festival among the pines in the Brainerd Lakes area heads into its tenth year.
Flukt: Flukt (Spill; 2L) ASI Spelmanslag: Snoa av Kalle Almlöf (Siljan to the USA; American Swedish Institute)
Finn Hall: Karjalan Katjuusa (Reflections/Muistelmia; self-produced)
Draupner: Tattoo av Görgen Antonsson (Arvet; Caprice)
Jay Epstein dropped by to talk about Easy Company, his new CD with Anthony Cox and Bill Carrothers. New music from Akiko Tsuruga and Rick Germanson, and a few tunes from artists appearing at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.