Kasperi Sarikoski
Kasperi Sarikoski and trombone.
 
[Kasperi Sarikoski’s] virtuoso command of the trombone was astonishing.
— Ray Comiskey, ALL ABOUT JAZZ

Kasperi Sarikoski (born in 1988) is a trombonist and composer from Helsinki, Finland. Having worked professionally for about a decade, Kasperi’s career has encompassed a broad array of musical ventures. He has performed with most of Finland’s leading jazz musicians and is currently the lead trombonist of the reputable UMO Jazz Orchestra as well as the hugely successful Ricky-Tick Big Band. He is also a member of the Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, a big band comprised of Sweden’s top jazz musicians. In addition to his work as a sideman Kasperi leads his own group Nuance. The five-piece band has toured Finland and performed at domestic jazz festivals. It's debut album Essence was released in 2015 and was received well by the critics and public alike.

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Note also the name of a young Finnish trombonist who could surprise us.
— Franck Bergerot, Jazz Magazine (France)
Photo of Kasperi Sarikoski in a three piece suit.
 

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Upcoming Gigs

 

2017

Mon 24th April - UMO Jazz Orchestra feat. Tomi Nikku @ Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki

Tue 25th April - UMO Jazz Orchestra feat. Tomi Nikku @ Kanneltalo, Helsinki

Wed 26th April - UMO Jazz Orchestra feat. Tomi Nikku @ Malmitalo, Helsinki

Thu 4th May - Kasperi Sarikoski & Nuance @ Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki

Tue 16th May - UMO Jazz Orchestra Feat. Jarmo Julkunen @ Savoy Theatre, Helsinki

Wed 31st May - UMO Jazz Orchestra @ Savoy Theatre, Helsinki

Wed 7th June - Ville Vannemaa Quintet @ Ravintola Juttutupa, Helsinki

Thu 8th June - UMO Jazz Orchestra feat. Marshall Gilkes @ Sibelius Academy Brass Festival, Helsinki Music Centre

Sat 10th June - UMO Jazz Orchestra & Rajaton @ Tullikamarin Pakkahuone, Tampereen Sävel

Essence

 
Kasperi Sarikoski & Nuance: Essence

 

Kasperi released his debut album Essence with his group Nuance in 2015.

 
 

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