Pianist Aki Rissanen, bassist Antti Lötjönen and drummer Teppo Mäkynen mainly perform Rissanen's own compositions. The three-piece have played together in Verneri Pohjola Quartet as well. Aki Rissanen Trio's debut album Amorandom won the Emma award for the best jazz album of 2016. The versatile quartet has also been lauded in Europe. Aki Rissanen Trio released their second album last year.