OHR - OPEN HORIZON RECORDS

Record label / Catalogue

OPEN HORIZON RECORDS is a record label and catalogue collecting the works of Biggi Vinkeloe, Peeter Uuskyla and Nema Vinkeloe Uuskyla.

FOUNDERS

Biggi Vinkeloe - alto saxophone / flute

Biggi Vinkeloe is one of few women musicians of her generation who has been influential in jazz and improvisational music. She has an enormous musical range and has initiated a great number of genre-bending projects with musicians from the classical, jazz, electronica and world music fields. She focuses on re-creating links between old and new music from Europe, America and India, weaving compositions with improvisations. Her albums are released on labels in Germany, Sweden, France, USA.

Biggi: www.biggivinkeloe.org

Nema Vinkeloe Uuskyla - violin / viola / voice

Nema Vinkeloe Uuskyla is a young yet skilful singer, violinist and violist who has performed in concerts, conducted workshops and recorded in different constellations and contexts in Sweden, Germany, Ireland, Italy, India, Uganda and USA. She appears on three studio albums and one live recording. Her singing and playing is rooted in classical and folk music, presenting a vivid mixture of different traditions and expressions with elements of improvisation.

Nema: www.nemavinkeloe.com

Peeter Uuskyla - drums

Drummer extraordinaire born in Sweden 1951 to Estonian parents. In numerous concerts and/or in recordings in Europe and America with Biggi Vinkeloe, Kajsa Anna Isaksson, Karin Krog, Bengt Frippe Nordström, Björn Alke, Roland Keijser, Peter Brötzmann, Barre Phillips, Peter Friis Nielsen, Cecil Taylor, Georg Wolf, Peter Kowald, Roberto Bellatalla, Tellef Øgrim, Anders Berg, Dan Fröberg, Peter Hansen, Per Anders Nilsson, Peter Janson, Steve Swell, Ove Volquartz, Perry Robinson, Rashied Ali, Jacques Pelzer and countless many more.

Peeter: https://peeteruuskyla.bandcamp.com/