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Jari Perkiömäki

Sibelius Academy


Jari Perkiömäki first studied classical clarinet, then continued jazz saxophone at the Sibelius Academy, where he undertook his Master Degree in 1989 and Doctor of Music Degree in 2002. In 1991 he was one of the semi-finalists at the Thelonius Monk Saxophone Competition in USA. Perkiömäki has led the Sibelius Academy Jazz Department since 2000 and currently works as Vice Rector at the Sibelius Academy. Perkiomaki's performing career covers all continents with such names as Mike Nock, Anders Jormin, Tim Hagans, Randy Brecker, Phil Markowitz, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, James Moody, Jonathan Kreisberg and Don Pres.


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