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Nuspirit Helsinki (aka. Nu Sound Collective Helsinki) is a multi-talented Finnish collective of DJs, producers and musicians. Group was conceived in 1998 by founding members Tuomas Kallio and Hannu Nieminen who enlisted a core group of Helsinki's finest musicians to develop a dynamic 21st century big band sound informed by a wealth of , , , and influences. Equally inspired by cutting edge , , , , , and , Nuspirit's musical mission is to fuse live organic instrumentation with electronic textures to produce soulful and sophisticated music that can be enjoyed on or off the dancefloor. Tuomas Kallio is currently planning their long awaited second album. The album is due to start recording after the second album by Five Corners Quintet -also a beloved brainchild of Kallio- is finished.

Nuspirit core team:

Thomas K
Producer, composer, guitarist, mixing
Composer, producer, keyboard-player, also a DJ
DJ, producer
Lil’ Tony
DJ - is doing a lot of gigs around Europe, also involved in producing
DJ, producer

Nuspirit musicians (among others):

Abdissa "Mamba" Assefa
Percussionist, plays almost on every NSH-track
Yoel E. Terry
Flute/Sax, totally amazing Cuban flutist
Ona Kamu
Vocals, one of the best Finnish female vocalists
Erick Jon
Cuban vocalist, clean and high voice
Teppo Mäkynen Young
Finnish jazz drummer - already highly acclaimed
Daddy Ous
A dub-inspired singer from Ghana, really sensitive voice
Jukka Eskola Young
jazz-inspired trumpet player
Jay Kortehisto
Trombone, blows hard
Eero Koivistoinen
One of the legendary Finnish jazz musicians (sax-player)

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