#Thursday, 9 December 2021 / 20:30h & 22:30h
**PEKKA PYLKKÄNEN 4TET**.
PEKKA PYLKKÄNEN, alto / soprano saxophone
ROBERTO TARENZI, piano
VIKTOR NYBERG, double bass
ADAM PACHE, drums
17 € one set / 25 € both sets
A concert sponsored by Gente del Jimmy Glass Jazz (GJGJ)
Saxophonist and composer Pekka Pylkkänen (Helsinki, 1964), recognised as one of Europe’s leading jazz artists, has worked with numerous orchestras and ensembles during his career. He has played as a leader or sideman with musicians such as Vince Mendoza, Odean Pope, Dave Liebman, Gene Jackson, Sal La Rocca, Jukkis Uotila, Eric Ineke, etc.
Video / Pylkkanen Quartet, with the same line-up with which he will perform at Jimmy Glass: https://youtu.be/8ZyZLqUm7Lo
For years he worked with the Finnish National Jazz Orchestra, in which he performed as a soloist, playing contemporary jazz. Stars such as Maria Schneider, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Bob Mintzer, Dave Liebman, Grady Tate, Mercer Ellington, Dee Dee Bridgewater and others performed with this national ensemble.
He has played on tour in more than 50 countries, such as Finland, Denmark, Norway, the United States, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Korea, China and Japan, France, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa, among many others.
“He has created compositions of elegant complexity that show a unique and very personal way of playing the saxophone.” (Bob Minzer).
“Catch up and listen to his CD Listen! His sound is killer! Good work!” (Dave Liebman, July 2011)
❗ NOTICE: In compliance with the new regulations of the Generalitat Valenciana we are obliged to require the Covid Passport/Certificate to access Jimmy Glass Jazz.
Open at 20:00 for the first show and at 22:00 for the second show.
You can pick them up and pay for them at the Jimmy Glass entrance on the day of the concert.
Tables, bar seats or chairs must be occupied on a first-come, first-served basis until full capacity is reached (no standing without a seat).
Confirmation of booking implies acceptance of the operating measures at Jimmy Glass
Wall dispensers with hydroalcoholic gel for customer use.
Mandatory use of face mask, except momentarily during the actual consumption of drinks or food.
Direct service to tables (in any case, access to the bar is only permitted to collect drinks or make payment).
C/ Baja, 28
Report by ’24/7 Valencia’ team