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Iiro Rantala

p, *1970 FI, Helsinki
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Iiro Emil Rantala

Iiro Rantala (born 1970, in Helsinki) is a Finnish jazz pianist. He studied piano in the jazz department of Sibelius Academy and classical piano at the Manhattan School of Music. He is one of the best known Finnish jazz pianists, both in Finland and abroad. Rantala 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♯ΔA♭.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Americans in Paris on My History of Jazz by Iiro Rantala
November on My Finnish Calendar by Iiro Rantala
Goldberg Improvisation III on My History of Jazz by Iiro Rantala
Mageet Sanat on Risto Räppääjä ja Viileä Venla by Iiro Rantala
Sitten tuli Viileä Venla on Risto Räppääjä ja Viileä Venla by Iiro Rantala
Imagine on My Working Class Hero by Iiro Rantala
Kaikki kuntopiiriin vaan on Risto Räppääjä ja Polkupyörävaras by Iiro Rantala, Sinikka Nopola & Tiina Nopola
Aria / Goldberg Variation No. 1 on My History of Jazz by Iiro Rantala
Kyllä Pärjätään on Risto Räppääjä ja Polkupyörävaras by Iiro Rantala, Sinikka Nopola & Tiina Nopola
Alpo-kissan kehtolaulu on Risto Räppääjä ja Polkupyörävaras by Iiro Rantala, Sinikka Nopola & Tiina Nopola

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Mozart, Bernstein, LennonIiro Rantala & Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen2018Album
Meet Me At The MoviesViktoria Tolstoy Feat. Iiro Rantala2017Album
Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic VII - Piano NightLeszek Możdżer, Iiro Rantala, Michael Wollny2017Album
Good StuffIiro Rantala & Ulf Wakenius2017Album
Scandinavian FeelingsIiro Rantala, Gundelach, Fismoll, Lars Danielsson, Phaedra, Röyksopp, Undergrünnen2017Compil.
How Long Is Now?Iiro Rantala, Lars Danielsson, Peter Erskine2016Album
Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic V - Lost Hero - Tears for EsbjörnIiro Rantala, Viktoria Tolstoy, Ulf Wakenius, Lars Danielsson, Morten Lund2016Album
My Working Class HeroIiro Rantala2015Album
It Takes Two To TangoIiro Rantala & Jukka Perko2015Album
Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic IIiro Rantala - Michael Wollny - Leszek Możdżer2013Album
My History Of JazzIiro Rantala2012Album
Lost HeroesIiro Rantala2011Album
SubterráneoPekka Kuusisto & Iiro Rantala2009Album
Piano Concerto / Astorale / Tangonator / Final FantasyIiro Rantala, Jaakko Kuusisto, Tapiola Sinfonietta2006Album
OmenapiirasIiro Rantala & Trio Töykeät1994Single
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