Born: December 14, 1972
Majoring in electric guitar, has studied in Musicians Institute (Los Angeles, US), Kungliga Musikhögskolan (Stockholm, Sweden) and Sibelius-Academy jazz department (Helsinki, Finland). Also studies in music composition.
As a freelance musician in many of the best Finnish groups, including:
UMO Jazz Orchestra, Jean S, Markku Johansson group, Sinfonia Lahti, Kuopio City Orchestra, Helsinki Police Band and also major festivals, for example April Jazz, Lahti Jazztori, Kerava Jazz, Imatra Big Band Festival, Jyväskylä Summer Jazz, Ylläsjazz, Pori Jazz and Kaamosjazz.
Performances with leading Finnish musicians and singers, including Emma Salokoski, Johanna Iivanainen, Jenny Robson, Maria Ylipää, Sami Pitkämö, Sami Saari, Marzi Nyman ja Jukka Perko...