Jazz at the Blue Lamp: Pekka Pylkannen Quintuplet Music

Jazz at the Blue Lamp: Pekka Pylkannen Quintuplet

  • Date

    Thursday 18 April 2013

  • venue

    The Blue Lamp

  • time

    Thursday 18th April 2013 Doors 8pm

  • age


  • price

    Tickets £10.00 plus booking fee, concessions available

  • genre


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

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