Joonas Tuuri Quartet on Finnish Jazz Federation Tour Soon!

Happy International Jazz Day Everyone!

I am very excited to announce that Joonas Tuuri Quartet’s Finnish Jazz Federation tour is starting soon!
It is really cool to get to play with this band around Finland, and one gig in Tallinn too. Looking very much forward!

Welcome to listen, hope to see you there! 🙂

Ilmari Rönkä – alto saxophone & flute
Artturi Rönkä – piano
Anssi Tirkkonen – drums
Myself – double & electric bass

Wed 10.5. at 7.00 pm Jyväskylä, Siltasali
Thu 11.5. at 7.00pm Oulu, RioLive @rioliveoulu
Fri 12.5. at 7.00 pm Petäjävesi, Auditorio Miilu
Tue 16.5. at 7.00 pm Joensuu, Pakkahuone @pakkahuonejoensuu
Wed 17.5. at 7.00 pm Savonlinna, Kulttuurikellari @kulttuurikellari
Fri 19.5. at 7.00 pm Espoo, keikkapaikka TBA
Sat 20.5. at 8.00 pm Tallinn, Philly Joe’s @phillyjoes

I am very grateful for the opportunity for Finnish Jazz Federation!


@jazzjkl @oulumusicfestival @jazzkerho76

Photo by Suvi Sistonen

Joonas Tuuri Quartet’s debut album Dimensions is out now!!

Cover art by Aarni Ylinen

It is a great pleasure to announce that Dimensions is now out through the Eclipse Music label. It feels really good that these long living tunes have been now recorded and released, finally! I am very grateful for the excellent team behind all this:

The incredible band:
Ilmari Rönkä – sax
Toomas Keski-Säntti – piano
Anssi Tirkkonen – drums

Eclipse Music label team: Tapio Ylinen, and the beautiful artwork by Aarni Ylinen
Recording and mixing: Matias Kiiveri and Teppo Laitila of the Hollywood House Studios
Mastering: Pauli Saastamoinen of the Finnvox studio
Financial support: Taike (The Arts Promotion Centre Finland)

The background team, that supported me during the whole process.

Big thanks for all of you, and all the people who listen to the music!!

The album is now available in all the streaming services and you can purchase the physical or digital copy from the Eclipse Music Store ( or by contacting myself. The CD’s can be bought also in the record release gigs, that are:

20.3. Tenho Restobar Helsinki
29.3. Kulttuuriravintola Kivi Tampere
4.4. Hakasalmen huvila Helsinki (jaZZanti)
14.4. Kiteesali Kitee
6.7. Kirkkopuiston Terassi Turku

Link to the album:

Have a great Spring and see you in the gigs! 🙂

From left to right: Toomas Keski-Säntti, Joonas Tuuri, Anssi Tirkkonen, Ilmari Rönkä
Photo by Suvi Sistonen

Joonas Tuuri Quartet debut album ”Dimensions” coming out next Fri 18.3.22!!

The album will be found in all stream services and can be ordered as a CD straight from me or from the Eclipse Music Store:

Welcome to the album release concerts:

-Helsinki, Tenho Restobar Sun 20.3.

Facebook event:

-Tampere, Kulttuuriravintola Kivi Tue 29.3.

Eclipse Jazz Club

-Helsinki, Hakasalmen huvila Mon 4.4. (jaZZanti)

-Kitee, Kiteesali Thu 14.4.

-Turku, Kirkkopuiston Terassi Wed 6.7.

JAF Trio

Hi everyone! I hope you are safe and well, we are living very hard times.

In the middle of these hard times there is fortunately something good happening also. Our trio’s, JAF Trio’s, debut album is gonna be released through We Jazz Records on 3rd of July and the LP is ready for preorder in Bandcamp, here exactly:

Also, yesterday on 8th of May, the first single from this album got released, whoohoo! It’s available in all the digital platforms, go check it out here:


Album cover art, by Maija Lassila

JAF Trio sleeve front digi-01.jpg

Happy New Year & New releases

Happy New Year 2020 Everybody!

Bowman Trio’s Persistence and Selma Juudit Alessandra’s Rubicon Songs are available, go check them out and order in digital form or as a physical vinyl/CD! Happy to be part of these great bands.

2020 starts with another record release by Haydé, come check out the record release gig in Kapsäkki, Helsinki on the January 15th. A lot of other interesting stuff also coming up this year, so stay tuned!