Riikka KeränenGroup

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Lingering in the deep, shadowy corners of the human mind and moving through improvised landscapes, Riikka Keränen Group takes the listener on a journey with new musical stories.


Founded in 2019, the acoustic quartet consists of Finnish jazz musicians Juho Valjakka on piano, Jori Huhtala on double bass and Anssi Tirkkonen on drums. The group plays modern, original music by the vocalist, composer and lyricist Riikka Keränen and is currently working on their debut album to be released in the fall of 2020. The music is rooted in jazz taking influences from pop and confessional singer-songwriter tradition.

Riikka Keränen - vocals

Juho Valjakka - piano

Jori Huhtala - double bass

Anssi Tirkkonen - drums


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Riikka Keränen Group photos by Aino Keränen.

Finnish jazz quartet.