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Bass bug bit Jukka Haavisto hard in his early year of elementary school upon hearing Geddy Lee of Rush,Jaco Pastorius and a local bass player Jussi Kosonen. Jukka started playing bass at the age of 8 and has not put down the instrument since. As his musical tastes expanded quickly to jazz, fusion, R&B, rock and more. It became clear to him he needed to be come professional musician.

Jukka has degrees from Conservatory and University of Applied Sciences in pop & jazz-music. He now works on a Masters Degree in Music Performance Jazz- improvisation at University of Stavanger, Norway.

Location: Helsinki/Finland and Stavanger/Norway

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Primary Instrument

Bass, electric



Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Clinic/Workshop Information

Jukka Haavisto, born March, 1981 in Järvenpää, Finland. Jukka is a master bassist, composer; he studied at University of Stavanger, Institute of Music and Dance and graduated in 2016. He is known for his electric fretless bass technique, his blend of Jazz, Fusion and World Music Fusion improvisation skills and compositions. Jukka is an endorser of the Aguilar Amplication and he is part of the Maruszczyk Instruments family. Jukka is ready to work in sessions, concerts and tours in Scandinavia, Europe and Finland

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