KAISA

MÄENSIVU

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ABOUT

ME

Kaisa Mäensivu is an award-winning Finnish jazz bassist and composer. She performs with a variety of groups in Europe and in the U.S. While Kaisa mostly plays as a side musician, Kaisa’s Machine is her main project as a leader. In 2018 she won the 1st prize at the Riga Jazz Stage international Bass contest and during the same year she was awarded as the 'Rising Star' at the Pori Jazz Festival.

Kaisa is currently based in New York, where she finished her Master’s degree at the highly acclaimed Manhattan School of Music in May 2017, studying in the guidance of professors such as Dave Liebman and Ron Carter.

 

Kaisa has recorded with a great variety of artists, including her own group. Kaisa's Machine released its debut album In the Key of K via Eclipse Music in December 2017. Her second album 'Hand Picked' is coming out in March 2021 via Flame Jazz Records.

"Mäensivun soitto on äärimmäisen tarkkaa mutta letkeää. Harvan käsissä kontrabasso soi yhtä vangitsevasti ja karismaattisesti. Hyvin svengaavaa." - Arttu Seppänen, HS

"Band is led by a strong, highly musical bass presence of Kaisa Mäensivu." – London Jazz News
 

 

ITINERARY

PAAKKI / MÄENSIVU / PERI, KOKO JAZZ CLUB STREAM

June 7th-13th, KOKOJAZZ.FI

UMO JAZZ ORCHESTRA at SAVOY: Swinging Summer Stadi

June 12, 2021 at 18.00 stream concert www.umohelsinki.fi

KAISA'S MACHINE, VANHA RÄIKKÄ YLÖJÄRVI

June 16, 2021 

KAISA'S MACHINE, PHILLY JOE'S TALLINN

June 17, 2021 at 19.00

RIITTA PAAKKI TRIO, STORYVILLE

June 21, 2021 at 19-22

REISKA LAINE TRIO feat. Jukka Eskola, Iiro Rantala

June 28, 2021 at 19-22

REISKA LAINE TRIO feat. Jukka Eskola, Iiro Rantala

June 28, 2021 at 19-22

ZENGER/KAISA/PERI -TRIO

Turku, June 30, 2021

MÄENSIVU-KOUVO-PERI

Tiilitehdaspäivä, Jokela, July 17 2021 at 15.00

LASSI KOUVO TRIO, JAZZKUKKO FESTIVAL

July 21, 2021 

MÄENSIVU-PERI, KORPPOO JAZZ FESTIVAL

July 23&24, 2021 

PORTSIDE JAZZ, KORPPOO JAZZ FESTIVAL

July 24, 2021 at 11.00

KAISA MÄENSIVU TRIO, JAZZ-ESPA

July 29, 2021 at 13.00

SIGNE, RAAHEN RANTAJATSIT

July 30, 2021 at 19.00

KAISA MÄENSIVU TRIO, SALOJAZZ MATILDANKARTANO 

July 31, 2021 at 18.00

SIGNE, ELOJAZZ OULU

August 5, 2021

KAISA MÄENSIVU TRIO 

Sawo-house, Kuopio, August 6, 2021

TRIO SAMBA DE VANNESLUOMA, LEPE, MÄENSIVU

Bossa Jazz Parainen, August 7, 2021at 20:00

MAX ZENGER GLOBUS

G Livelab Tampere, August 11th, 2021

 
 

 GET IN TOUCH 

Kaisa Mäensivu​:

kaisamaensivu@gmail.com

Instagram: @kaisazz

Facebook: www.facebook.com/kaisazzz

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