Porvoon Taidehalli
Sat 26.8. @ 17

Kari Ikonen – piano

Tickets in advance 15/10/5€
From the venue 20/15/10€
(kids under 7years, Free)
The 2013 Yrjö Award recipient as the Finnish Jazz Musician of the Year, pianist, moogist and composer Kari Ikonen (b.1973) is currently active with his own trio, duo with Louis Sclavis, duo with Tom Arthurs and several other bands and projects.. He has played nearly all over the world and worked with the likes of Lee Konitz, Ra-Kalam Bob Moses, Tony Malaby, Ingrid Jensen, Magnus Broo, Vincent Courtois, Jeff Denson, Ron McClure and UMO Jazz Orchestra. His playing and/or compositions have been recorded for more than 50 albums, 7 of these on his own name. His compositions have been honoured internationally, taking first prizes in the American “Julius Kari Ikonen, piano Hemphill Composition Awards” and in the Italian “Scrivere in Jazz”.