Jazz at the Blue Lamp presents
Pekka Pylkannen Quintuplet
Thursday 18th April 2013 8pm
Saxophonist Pekka Pylkkanen is from Finland and is most famous for the Pekka Pylkannen Tube Factory, a group which has toured all over the world, playing in international festivals, concert halls and clubs.
He has worked with many jazz greats over the last 15 years including Vince Mendoza, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner,Mercer Ellington, Bob Mintzer, Dave Liebman, Michael Abene, Odean Pope, and many others.
This show features his new group, Pekka Pylkannen Hi-Fi Quintuplet which includes such greats as Ronan Guilfoyle on bass and Nick Smart on trumpet. They are in a UK tour and just played Ronnie Scott's before heading for the Blue Lamp.
"We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton Marsalis