Press

“A jolt of happy chaos introduces the trio’s energy and its electronics. It’s improvised music, but it’s willing to engage in a far broader range of transient forms – from raga to soundscape – than the term often implies.”

Stuart Broomer/Point of Departure

“Both musicians manage to be amazingly personal and emotional, all without words, paintings in hues of greys and off-whites rather than bold primary colors of definitive statements.”

Jason Simpson/Redefine Mag

“There is no core around which Good Romans circulate – no point of serenity to which they return after a momentary flash of catharsis, or inversely, no climactic peak retrieved after lulls of recharge – and Open This Door, Never Look Back probes its landscapes untethered, free to mutate and become without fear of leaking essence or identity in the process.”

ATTN:Magazine

“(Tampere Jazz Happening) Highlights included the exotic sonics of Pepa Päivinen & Good Romans.”

Josef Woodard/Downbeat

“The musicians have a perfect command of reading each others minds and responding to new changes immediately.”

Timo Vähäsilta/salt peanuts*

“Good Romansin musiikki on omaperäistä, mutta se elää ja hengittää.”

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