(1971 - ) Composer, vibraphonist, arranger, educator

- education: Sibelius-Academy: studies in classical and jazz departments 1986-1997
- performed with: chamber orchestras (Avanti), big bands (Umo) and smaller groups.

- Soloist for Radio Symphony Orchestra in 1989 and 1990

- recorded and toured with top Finnish popular music artists Ismo Alanko, Samuli Edelmann and Mikko Kuustonen
- solo album ²When I Fall² released fall 2002.
- compositions: vocal and choir pieces, music for chamber groups, chamber orchestra, concertband, big band and symphony orchestra. Music for films and commercials

- Pori Jazz Festival¹s Jazz Musician of the Year 2000

- selected discography:
with SAMULI EDELMANN: "TUHAT YÖTÄ" (1995), "VAIHEET" (1997), "GREATEST HITS" (1998) and "KAIKKI TAHTOO" (2001)
with MIKKO KUUSTONEN: SEEPRAN VARJO (1997), "PARHAAT" (1998) and "ATLANTIS" (2000)

HECTOR: "HIDAS" (1999)
KALLE AHOLA: "I" (2000)
ALIMO & CONTROL: "BIITIT JA TYYLIT FM" (2001)
EGOTRIPPI: "ALTER EGO" (1998)
AKI SIRKESALO: "ENKELEITÄ, ONKO HEITÄ" (2001)
TOMMI LÄNTINEN: "PARHAAT" (2000)
ISMO ALANKO: "HALLANVAARA" (2002)

listed equipment:

vibes: Yamaha YV2500 with K&K Midi Controller
synths and samplers: Korg X3R, Akai MPC2000, Roland Jupiter 8000
effects: Lexicon MPX1, Electrix Repeater, Digitech Space Station XP300, 166A Compressor

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