Music is a compulsory subject in Finnish schools for the first seven years, which might explain why Finland enjoys an abundance of choral singers and boasts some 60 music festivals each year. Can you imagine a country where everyone has musical ability? Jaakko Eino Kalevi's proves the point. A former tram driver in Helsinki, he marked a new chapter in his life by writing, performing and singing almost everything on his debut album, including the sensuous "Double Talk."
Photo: Harley Weir