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Mikko Pellinen

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Born: May 5, 1983    Primary Instrument: Bass

Mikko Pellinen

Mikko Pellinen is part of the new generation of jazz in Finland. He started his music studies with electric bass at age of ten. Soon after he became more and more interested in writing music and began to study composing. After high school he continued his studies in the pop & jazz department of Helsinki Polytechnic school Stadia, graduating in 2008. At the time he is doing his Master's degree at the Sibelius-Academy Jazz Music Department, majoring in jazz composition. His composing teachers include Kari “Sonny” Heinilä and Jere Laukkanen among others. He has studied electric and double bass with for example Hannu Rantanen, Ari-Pekka Anttila, Ulf Krokfors and Ville Herrala....
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Awards:

Nokia "Young Talent" award 2007 1st place in Big Band competition at Imatra Big Band Festival 2006
As a Leader

Personal
Mikko Pellinen
2010
Tracks:
Track 1; 95 Years
Track 2; Recalling
Track 3; Abyss
Track 4; Ykspihlaja
Track 5; Aava
Track 6; Sky High
Personnel:
Mikko Pellinen: double bass
Janne Toivonen: trumpet, fluegelhorn
Jussi Kannaste: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone (4), flute
Petteri Hietamäki: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone (2)
Kasperi Sarikoski: trombone
Joonas Haavisto: piano
Ville Pynssi: drums
Aarne Riikonen: percussion

As A Side Musician

Setting Out
Maratone Quintet
Free Agent Records
2008
Tracks:
Track 1; Tie Vie
Track 2; Secret Sign
Track 3; Aava
Track 4; Tuulia Introduction
Track 5; Breathe In, Breathe Out
Track 6; Taunusralli
Track 6; Ivalo
Track 6; Yö Manalassa
Personnel:
Martti Vesala: trumpet, fluegelhorn
Markus Tiiro: guitar
Petri Rahikkala: piano
Juho Peltoniemi: drums, percussion
Mikko Pellinen: double bass

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Personal
Self Produced (2010)

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