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Raoul Björkenheim

Raoul Björkenheim
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United States
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Raoul Björkenheim (born 1956, Los Angeles, California) is a Finnish-American jazz guitarist. He was born to Finnish parents. His mother is actress/singer Taina Elg (half Russian). He lived in the USA until he was 15 years old, when his family returned to Finland. He resided in Finland until 2001 when he relocated to New York City.
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http://www.raoulbjorkenheim.com
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Releases on file (13)
Raoul Björkenheim Triad — Beyond Raoul Björkenheim Triad — Beyond
(Teosto ECD 201746, 2017, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim / Ecstasy — Doors of Perception Raoul Björkenheim / Ecstasy — Doors of Perception
(Cuneiform Rune 443, 2017, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim / Ecstasy — Out of the Blue Raoul Björkenheim / Ecstasy — Out of the Blue
(Cuneiform Rune 413, 2015, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim — Ecstasy Raoul Björkenheim — Ecstasy
(Cuneiform Rune 373, 2014, CD)
Anders Nilsson / Gerald Cleaver / Raoul Björkenheim — Kalabalik Anders Nilsson / Gerald Cleaver / Raoul Björkenheim — Kalabalik
(DMG/ARC 733, 2012, CD)
Blixt — Blixt Blixt — Blixt
(Cuneiform Rune 335, 2011, CD)
Various Artists —  156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists Various Artists — 156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists
(Cuneiform Rune 163, 2002, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim — Apocalypso Raoul Björkenheim — Apocalypso
(Cuneiform Rune 156, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Innerhythmic Sound System Various Artists — Innerhythmic Sound System
(Innerhythmic INR004, 2001, CD)
 Nicky Skopelitis & Raoul Björkenheim — Revelator Nicky Skopelitis & Raoul Björkenheim — Revelator
(Innerhythmic INR009, 1998, CD)
Krakatau — Matinale Krakatau — Matinale
(ECM 1529, 1994, CD)
Krakatau — Volition Krakatau — Volition
(ECM 1466, 1992, CD)
Raoul Björkenheim / Krakatau  — Ritual Raoul Björkenheim / Krakatau — Ritual
(Cuneiform Rune 86, 1988/1996, CD)

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