Discography

 

Mikko Iivanainen ‘Last Room’

(Running Moose Productions / Presence Records 2014)
- Mikko Iivanainen – guitars, bass, keyboards, banjo, handclaps & howling, voice
- Kari Aalto (Pertti kurikan nimipäivät), Aija Puurtinen, Johanna Iivanainen and Matti Kervinen – vocals
- Mikko Kaakkuriniemi – drums
- Abdissa ‘Mamba’ Assefa – percussions
- Pasi Eerikäinen, Laura Airola – violin
- Mauri Kuokkanen – viola
- Riikka Lampinen – cello
“Last Room” is mostly recorded and mixed by Tero ‘TeeCee’ Kinnunen and mastered by Svante Forsbäck.
Music composed and arranged by Mikko Iivanainen. Produced by Mikko Iivanainen

 


 

Tuomas Holopainen ‘Music inspired by The Life And Times Of Scrooge’

(Sony 2014)

-Tuomas Holopainen grand piano, keaboards, compositions & arrangements
- Troy Donockley – uillean pipes, low whistles, bodhran
- Mikko Iivanainen – guitars, banjo
- Dermot Crehan – violin
- Teho Majamäki – didgeridoo
- Jon Burr – harmonica
- The London Orchestra, the Metro Voices choir from London
- Johanna Kurkela, Tony Kakko of SONATA ARCTICA, Johanna Iivanainen, Alan Reid – vocals

 


wadadaWadada Leo Smith & TUMO
OCCUPY THE WORLD

Verneri Pohjola trumpet and electronics
Jari Hongisto
trombone
Kalle Hassinen
horn
Kenneth Ojutkangas
tuba
Juhani Aaltonen
flute, alto flute, bass flute and piccolo
Fredrik Ljungqvist
tenor and sopranino saxophones, clarinet and bass clarinet
Mikko Innanen
alto, soprano and baritone saxophones
Seppo Kantonen
piano
Iro Haarla
harp
Mikko Iivanainen electric guitar
Kalle Kalima
electric guitar
Veli Kujala
quarter-tone accordion
Terhi Pylkkänen
violin
Niels Thorkild Levinsen
violin
Barbora Hilpo
viola
Iida-Vilhelmiina Laine
cello
Ulf Krokfors
double bass
John Lindberg
double bass
Janne Tuomi
drums and marimba
Mika Kallio
drums
Stefan Pasborg
drums


 

Johanna Iivanainen ‘Mustarastas laulaa’

(Texicalli 2013)

- Juho Kivivuori – bass
- Riikka Lampinen – cello
– Kepa Kettunen – drums
– Mikko Iivanainen – guitar
- Laura Airola, Mauri Kuokkanen, Pasi Eerikäinen – violin
- Johanna Iivanainen – vocals
Composed by Johanna Iivanainen
Lyrics by Sinikka Svärd

 


 

 

liveNordic Trinity ‘Live’

(KSJAZZ 2012) www.ksjazz.com
-Juhani Aaltonen (ts, fl)
-Mikko Iivanainen (g)
-Klaus Suonsaari (dr).

Produced by Klaus Suonsaari & Mikko Iivanainen
Executive producer Klaus Suonsaari
Recorded live 3/2012 by Miikka Huttunen at Kulttuuritalo Grand, Porvoo & Malmitalo, Helsinki

 


 

johannaJohanna Iivanainen ´Kadotaan uneen`

-Johanna Iivanainen, laulu
-Susanna Hietala, koskettimet, taustalaulu
-Mikko Iivanainen, kitarat
-Lasse Lindgren, bassot
-Jaska Lukkarinen, rummut / perc.
-Edu Kettunen, Mandoliini ja laulu (1.), perc. (9.), perc ja farfisa (10.)

 

 


 

vesala
Nordic Trinity ´Plays the music of Edward Vesala`

(KSJAZZ 2010) www.ksjazz.com
-Junnu Aaltonen tenor saxophone, flute
-Mikko Iivanainen guitar, acoustic guitar
-Klaus Suonsaari drums, percussion
-Johanna Iivanainen vocals

 

 


 

eternal_echoesNordic Trinity ´Eternal Echoes`

(KSJAZZ 2008) www.ksjazz.com
-Junnu Aaltonen tenor saxophone, flute
-Mikko Iivanainen guitar, acoustic guitar
-Klaus Suonsaari drums, percussion

 

 

 


 

wondersNordic Trinity ´Wonders Never Cease`(2006 Finnish Jazz Emma nomination)

(KSJAZZ 2006) www.ksjazz.com
-Junnu Aaltonen sax
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Klaus Suonsaari dr

 

 

 


 

kurkirkuKurkirku – The Mesh (2007 Finnish Jazz Emma nomination)

Record Label: Presence Records (2007)

-Mirella Pendolin, vocals
-Kalle Katz, piano
-Mikko Iivanainen, guitar
-Tero Tuovinen, double bass
-Pekka Saarikorpi, drums and percussion

 

 


 

penguinLoco Motife `Penguin Beguine` (2005 Finnish Jazz Emma nomination)

(TUM 2005) www.tumrecords.com
-Anders Bergkrantz trp
-Mikko Innanen sax
-Rasmus Korström sax
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Iro Haarla keys, harp
-Antti Hytti b,saw
-Ulf Krokfors b
-Tom Nekljudow
-Thomas Törnroos dr
-Reino Laine dr
-Johanna Iivanainen voc

 


 

johiiJohanna Iivanainen (2004 Finnish Jazz Emma nomination)

(Silence 2004)
-Johanna Iivanainen voc
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Lasse Lindgren b
-Mikko Kaakkuriniemi dr

+Abdissa Assefa perc.
Kimmo Pohjonen acc.
Ville Riippa keys

 


 

freecontrolFree Control II

(MPI 2000)
-Johanna Iivanainen voc
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Lasse Lindgren b
-Mikko Kaakkuriniemi dr

 

 

 


 

freecFree Control

(MPI 1998)
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Lasse Lindgren b
-Thomas Törnroos dr

 

 

 

 


 

katayaKataya – Canto Obscura

Record Label: Presence Records (2008)

-Matti Kervinen, keyboards, spoken word
-Sami Sarhamaa, guitars, bass, drums, keyboards
-Teijo Tikkanen, keyboards, guitars, bass, drums
guests:
-Johanna Iivanainen, vocals (2, 5, 11)
-Mikko Iivanainen, guitars (2, 5, 10)
-Linda Fredriksson, soprano sax (5)
-Sanna Tikkanen, vocals (3)
-Samu Wuori, additional guitar & organ (3, 7, 12)

 


 

luomoLuomo `Paper Tigers`

(Huumerecordings 2006) www.huumerecordings.com
-Johanna Iivanainen voc
-Mikko Iivanainen guitar samples
-Kaisa Kemikoski art/design
Publishing BCP/BMG UFA
Composed and produced by Vladislav Delay

 

 


 

anttisAntti Sarpila Swing Band feat. Johanna Iivanainen `Gospel & Spirituals`

(A. Sarpila Oy 2006)
-Antti Sarpila cl, sop.sax, ten.sax
-Johanna Iivanainen voc
-Marian Petrescu pn, hammond organ
-Mihai Petrescu b
-Keith Hall dr
Special guests:
-Leroy Jones trp, voc
-Pentti Lasanen ten.sax, cl
-Mikko Mustonen trb
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr

 


 

pegasosPegasos `Yksisarvinen` Poems: Leena Laulajainen, Comp.&Arr: Raimo Ahonen

(Nuoli 2006)

-Johanna Iivanainen voc
-Pauli Hanhiniemi voc
-Keijo Puumalainen perc
-Pentti Lahti sax, flute
-Mikko Iivanainen gtr
-Erik Siikasaari b
-Rami Eskelinen dr
-Tapiola Choir cond. Kari Ala-Pöllänen
-Laulavat Liskot
-Strings: Violin:Tiina Aho-Erola, Eira Karlsson, Lotta Karvonen, Terhi Kojo, Irene Lönnblad, Eija Viitala, Henni Winberg. Altoviolin:Aili Sillaste, Anja Syvälähde. Cello:Jussi Viitala.