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Jukka Tolonen

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3.74 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 33% 5 stars

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DVD/Video, released in 1982

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Gypsy (3:48)
2. Friend Play (11:38)
3. Blaboly (6:20)
4. Autobahn (9:04)

Total Time 30:50

Line-up / Musicians

- Jukka Tolonen / guitar
- Coste Apetrea / guitar

Releases information

DVD 2005 Storyville Films 60373
Jazz Legends Series / Scandinavian Guitars
Recorded 2-19-1982 at Holbaek Power Plant
Directed by Kjeld Grondberg
4:3 Mono

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(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(33%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
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Review by Finnforest
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3 stars Acoustic guitar masters

Here is a real treat for fans of masterful acoustic guitar playing. Imagine two guitar legends seated next to each on a bare stage with the camera rolling as they jam and solo all over each other. Finland's Jukka Tolonen is joined by friend and collaborator Coste Apetrea (of Sweden) for a short but sweet 30 minutes of acoustic music covering a variety of moods from quiet to playful to roaring. They warm up nicely during the opening "Gypsy" but by the time they get deep into "Friend Play" the level of jamming is really something. They trade off between lead and rhythm and both men are exciting to watch especially if you are a guitarist. Reminds me of watching Steve Howe or others at the Montreaux Jazz Festival. The two lads had been playing together for about 5 years and their interplay and fretboard communication surely shows it. This is a very short DVD of interest to a rather limited contingent of the prog community but for those who love acoustic music it is not to be missed. Sound and picture quality are not stunning by today's standards but certainly good enough.

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5 stars The flavor of the era. Many credible artists were duly impressed and inspired by works of the acoustic trio of McLaughlin, DiMeola and de Lucia. This DVD recorded live in Denmark by two of Scandinavia's leading artists pays tribute to the style. Starting with a piece "Gypsy" is a definite ... (read more)

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