Guitarist Martin Söderbacka and bass player Eevalotta Matikainen started collaborating in 2010 and formed Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo. In concerts Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo perform eclectic and atmospheric improvisational music. The Duo composes own music and arrangers covers to their own unique style. Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo has performed together with some of Finlands foremost musicians such as Joonatan Rautio, Jukka Perko, Teemu Viinikainen, Jesse Kaikuranta, Mikko Pettinen, Sid Hille, Toni Porthén, Mikael Svarvar and Estonian sax player Siim Aimla. Söderbacka and Matikainen have also produced concert series and events such as #musikmittivardagen and #elivejazzhappening.
Eevalotta Matikainen – double bass
Martin Söderbacka – guitar, vocals
Elegant music suitable for a relaxed and smooth atmosphere. Broad repertoire consist of jazz music, classics from many genres and different themes (i.e. The Beatles -theme and Finnish music -theme). Our most ordered ensemble due to its flexibility, ease and option to customize. Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo also offer customized performances on demand. These performances can be built around a certain theme and can include speech, poetry, dancing or singing.
Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo feat. Teemu Viinikainen – ”Musiikkia arjen keskellä” -project
Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo – Christmas music (O Come All Ye Faithful)