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Iiro Rantala (Piano, Composer, Arranger)

Born: 1970 - Helsinki, Finland

The Finnish jazz pianist, Iiro Emil Rantala, studied piano in the jazz department of Sibelius Academy and classical piano at the Manhattan School of Music.

Iiro Rantala is one of the best known Finnish jazz pianists, both in Finland and abroad. He is a pianist and composer with Trio Töykeät, a Finnish jazz trio. In addition to jazz, he has composed some classical pieces, most notably the Concerto for Piano and Concerto in G.

In 2008, Iiro Rantala released the album Elmo with his new formation, the Iiro Rantala New Trio. The members of the trio are Rantala (piano), Marzi Nyman (guitar) and Felix Zenger (beatbox).



Source: Iiro Raantala Website; Wikipedia Website (February 2013)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2013)

Iiro Rantala: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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