Sunday, October 4th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Northern Winds and Voices
Heikki Koskinen

HeikkiFinnish trumpet player Heikki Koskinen leads this ensemble, featuring Kati Pienimäki Schenker, vocals; Steve Heckman, saxes, flutes & clarinet; Rent Romus, saxes & flutes & kantele; and Noah Schenker, bass.  Heikki performs on piano, e-trumpet, tenor recorder & kantele.

A poll winning jazz trumpet player in the 1970s in his native Finland, Koskinen came to the U.S. to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston and has had a long San Francisco tenure, composing, recording, teaching and collaborating on the bandstand with the likes of Hadley Caliman, Mark Levine, Joe Bonner, Benny Green, Larry Hancock and Michael Spiro.