Peter Hertmans Trio (BE), Featuring… Pekka Pylkkänen (FIN)
July 13, 2023
Peter Hertmans Featuring Pekka Pylkkänen
At The Music Village⎜July 24, 2023⎜8:30 pm
Pekka Pylkkänen (alto saxophone), Peter Hertmans (elec. guitar), Sal La Rocca (bass, acoustic) & Lionel Beuvens (drums).
About Pekka Pylkkänen
Saxophonist/composer Pekka Pylkkänen has worked with many orchestras and groups during his career and has appeared either as a leader or as a sideman with for example Vince Mendoza, Odean Pope, Dave Liebman, Gene Jackson, Sal La Rocca, Jukkis Uotila, Eric Ineke, etc.
As a leader, he has performed in more than 50 countries (Finland, Denmark, Norway, USA, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Korea, China and Japan, France, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa etc.) He has appeared as a leader/soloist in around 2000 concerts during the last 20 years, most of them outside Finland.
His appearances range from clubs to concert halls and major festivals, such as Hong Kong Jazz Festival, Beijing Jazz Festival, Trondheim Jazz Festival, National Arts Festival (South Africa), Lima Jazz, Providencia Festival de Jazz (Santiago, Chile), Yokohama Jazz Promenade, Yarasum Jazz Festival, Beijing Concert Hall, The Spring Hall (Seoul/Korea), Daegu Cultural Center/Korea, La Pavillion Blanco (Cordoba, Argentina), Beijing Music Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, La Plaza Festival de Jazz (Havana, Cuba).
His first two CDs were released by Naxos Jazz, with a worldwide distribution. The third release, entitled ‘Listen!’ was released as CD on LUMINO RECORDS label and digitally through Blue Music Group, later also licensed to China on Starsing Records. His next album, ‘Global Unit’ will be released in of 2019, followed by ‘Nu ‘Talian Quartet’ which will be released globally in April 2020 by Challenge Records.
Jazz Emma prize 1996, Finland (as the producer of ‘Big Bad Family’ -CD) The official IAJE Award NYC, USA; January 2007 Diploma from the Cultural Ministry of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009 Diploma from the Mayor of La Paz, Bolivia, 2005 MOODS Jazz and Blues Awards, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013
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