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SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY

JARMO SAARI REPUBLIC: "Jarmo Saari Republic" (Rockadillo Records 2014)

JUKKA PERKO AVARA: "Invisible man" (ACT 2016)

ESPOO BIG BAND plays HUSBAND: "Lauma" (Blue Note 2016)

TOMMY LINDGREN METROPOLIS: "Sininen kaupunki" (Universal 2016)

JOHN MCGREGOR: "Luota" (Inspiration Recordings 2017)

JARMO SAARI: "Trubamolli" (Rockadillo Records 2011)

JARMO SAARI SOLU: "Next Of Kin" (Rockadillo Records 2008)

JARMO SAARI SOLU: "The making of LOVE" (Rockadillo Records 2007)

JARMO SAARI: "Solu" (Rockadillo Records 2004)

JARMO SAARI FILMTET: "Filmtet" (EMI Finland 2001)

EBB feat.TRILOK GURTU: "Neandertal Grooves" (EBB/EMI 2002)

REUNA: "Smelly" (Exogenic Breaks Records 2003)

ANNA-MARI KÄHÄRÄ ORCHESTRA: "Another song" (Texicalli 2015)

ANNA-MARI KÄHÄRÄN ORKESTERI: "Anna-Mari Kähärän Orkesteri" (EMI Finland 2005)

ESKO SALMINEN - WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (EMI Finland 2009)

JUKKA PERKO AVARA, JOHANNA IIVANAINEN & HKO: "Martan ja Rudolfin joulu" (EMI 2013)

JUKKA PERKO: "Avara" (EMI Blue Note 2012)

with ZETABOO:
"OuterRail" (Aito Records 2006)
"MediZine" (Aito Records 2000)
"ZetaBoo" (Texicalli 1997)

with XL:
"Cinematic Fantasies" The Best Of XL (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 2012)
"Visual" (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 2003)
"Surreal" (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 2002)
"Live Ballet" (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 2001)
"Jeti" (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 2000)
"Jukola" (Rockadillo/Pohjola Records 1998)
"Xlent" (Ondine 1995)

as a producer etc.:
KALLE AHOLA: "I" (BMG 2000)
SUSANNA HAAVISTO: "Kadonnut tie" (EMI Finland 2002)
SAMI SAARI: "Turisti" (EMI Finland 2002)
SERGIO MACHADO: "Quintal" (2004)
KALLE AHOLA: "Kadun aurinkoiselle puolelle" (EMI Finland 2005)
HANNA MARSH Chameleon girl: "Sleeping Under The Rising Sun" (EMI Finland 2006)
TUOMARI NURMIO & KONGONTIEN ORKESTERI: "Tangomanifesti" (PYRAMID 2006)
TUOMO DAHLBLOM: "02JKL" (Texicalli 2007)
HANNA MARSH: "Play" (EMI Finland 2008)

selected recordings as a musician and/or a composer/arranger:
TAPIOLAN KUORO: "Songs building bridges" (FINLANDIA Records 1983)
UUNO KAILAS / VESA-MATTI LOIRI / PERKO-PYYSALO POPPOO (Ondine Octopus 1995)
EBB: "Live in Australia" (1998)
The Jp`s: "Do you see what I see (love)" (Texicalli 1998)
JANNE VIKSTEN: "Blue harbor" (Seita 1998)
UMO JAZZ ORCHESTRA: "Electrifying Miles" (A-Records 1998)
HECTOR: "Hidas" (EMI Finland 1999)
JOUNI JÄRVELÄ GROUP: "Lento" (JJM/NAXOS 1999)
PEKKA LEHTI: "Outo voima" (Aito Records/Naxos 2000)
WOLF LARSEN: "Totarti" (Strawberry 2001)
OLLI HAAVISTO: "Pysäkkimusiikkia" (2002)
HEPA HALME PROSPEKT: "9 steps in line of beauty" (Silence 2003)
PEPE DELUXE: "BEATitude" (Catskills Records 2003)
EGOTRIPPI: "20 suosikkia" (BMG 2003)
WÄINÖTÄR (Wolfram 2005)
EMO ENSEMBLE: "Maasta (On the earth)" (NCD 2005)
HOW MANY SISTERS: "Thank you for the kiss" (Rockadillo 2005)
MARZI: "Marzi" (EMI Finland 2006)
IPANAPA: "Ipanapa I" (EMI Finland 2007)
ARTTU TAKALO: "Protocols of dancing" (Rockadillo 2008)
TEEMU MATTSSON: "Intuition" (Free Agent 2008)
BITTERSWEET: "GoGo" (Fg Naxos 2008)
THE VALKYRIANS: "The beat of our street" (Stupido 2009)
VELJEKSET CHYDENIUS: "Isän kädestä" (Johanna Kustannus 2009)
VON HERTZEN BROTHERS: "Love remains the same" (Dynasty 2008)
PEPE DELUXE: "Queen of the wave" (Catskills Records 2012)

with FAT BEAT SOUND SYSTEM:
"Quality EP" (2002)
"Fala Fala" (Exogenic Breaks Records 2004)
"Late Downtown" feat. Hosni (Exogenic Breaks Records 2006)
"Feed the vocalists" (Exogenic Breaks Records 2007)

with DON HUONOT:
"Tähti" (BMG Terrier 1999)
"Kultaiset apinat" (Megamania 1999)
"Torremolinos 2000 EP" with Apulanta (BMG Terrier & Levy-yhti)
"Olimme kuin veljet" Suurimmat hitit 1989-2003 (BMG 2003)
"don huonojen parhaat STUDIOSSA & LIVENÄ" (Sony/BMG 2008)

with lauluyhtye RAJATON:
"Sanat" (Plastinka Records 2003)
"Joulu" (Plastinka Records 2003)

with QUARTET COYOTE:
"Moisturizing" (Texicalli 2000)
"TRJVK + voc." (Texicalli 2004)

on dvd:
XL: "SURREAL-Live (Tavastia 2002)"
DON HUONOT: "Olimme kuin veljet" (BMG 2003)
BILLY COBHAM / RANDY BRECKER / ESPOO BIG BAND
Live at April Jazz 2005 (Mika Kaurismäki 2009)
HAARAUTUVAN RAKKAUDEN TALO directed by Mika Kaurismäki 2009
STADILAISTA TANGOA ETSIMÄSSÄ Tuomari Nurmio document (Tahvo Hirvonen 2009)


with Tero Saarinen Company:
"NEXT OF KIN" 2008
"SCEHEME OF THINGS" NDT (Nederlands Dans Theatre) 2009
"DOUBLE LIVES" NordWest 2010
"ABSENT PRESENCE" 2011


CINEMA, CONTEMPORARY DANCE AND THEATRE MUSIC
"JALO AATOS" Sivuun Ensemble (physical theatre/dance)
directed by Ninni Perko 2016

"VIERASKIRJA" Sivuun Ensemble/Finnish National Theatre
(physical theatre/dance) directed by Ninni Perko 2014

"KERRON SINULLE KAIKEN" drama movie directed by Simo Halinen (Edith Film 2013)

"VAIN RAKKAUDESTA" Sivuun Ensemble (physical theatre/dance)
directed by Ninni Perko 2012

"VELJEKSET" directed by Mika Kaurismäki 2011

"JÄLJET" dance theatre directed by Ninni Perko (Zodiak 2011)

"HAARAUTUVAN RAKKAUDEN TALO" directed by Mika Kaurismäki 2009

"STADILAISTA TANGOA ETSIMÄSSÄ" Tuomari Nurmio document (Tahvo Hirvonen 2009)

"STRENGIN PUUTARHASSA" Olympia-orkesteri (Concert movie by Arto Halonen 2009)

"MAGNEETTIMIES" Pekka Streng document by Arto Halonen (Art Films 2009)

"SONIC MIRROR" a film by Mika Kaurismäki
Billy Cobham (feat. Randy Brecker and Espoo Big Band) 2007

"HENGITTÄMÄTTÄ JA NAURAMATTA" (STRIPPING) directed by Saara Saarela
Blind Spot Pictures / Suomen Elokuvasäätiö / YLE TV1 2002

"YÖVUORO" directed by Saara Saarela (3-part TV-thriller)
YLE Draama 2004

"KUNINGAS HIDAS" (SLOW AT HEART) directed by Saara Saarela
Blind Spot Pictures / Suomen Elokuvasäätiö / YLE TV1 2000

"KILTIT TYTÖT" directed by Hanna Miettinen
Kinotar / Suomen Elokuvasäätiö / YLE TV1 (Kettupäivät 1. Prize 2000)

"TURVATTOMAT" directed by Minna Jaakkola
(a theatre performance at VR - MAKASIINIT, Helsinki 2002)




BOOKS

"U2xU2" bono, the edge, adam clayton, larry mullen jr
with neil mccormick (tammi 2006)
- i tried my best translating some passages into finnish with petri silas

"RYTMIHÄIRIÖITÄ uuden suomi-jazzin nousu"
markus partanen (like 2007)
- xl, zetaboo, reuna, filmtet, amko, fat beat, solu etc. featured on the book




SELECTED COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

big band music:
"JUKOLA" for Umo Jazz Orchestra (1995)

"FAST TRACK / COME GET IT" for Umo Jazz Orchestra and Tim Hagans (1997)

"NEANDERTAL GROOVES" for Espoo Big Band (1997-99):
I.Krapina II.Hymn III.Dance (by the bonfire) IV.Funeral
V.Runabout/Walkabout VI.Lake Disappointment VII.Hunt


chamber and orchestral music:
"KAHDEKSIKKO" with Severi Pyysalo, Kirmo Lintinen and Kari Heinilä (1997)
Parts: "Kaitafilmi" and "Sukellus" for tentet
(fl., s.sax., clar., bs., eph., pno., mallet, gtr., c.bs., perc.)

"IKI" for solopiano (1997)

"SUO-DUO" for euphonium and tuba (Lieksan Vaskiviikot 1998)

"3 PIECES FOR STRING QUARTET":
I.Allegro agitato II.Andante lamentoso III.Hectissimo mysterioso (1999)

"TIMBILA!" for solo percussion (1999)

"ANTS" for tape (1999)

"POHJALLA", "JUKOLA", "UUTTA VERTA", "JETI" and "HELSINKI 2000"
for XL and symphony orchestra (2002)

"KAMA SUTRA" for David Liebman and jazzcombo (2002)

"POEMS FOR BONES" for trombone trio or trombone choir (2003)

"FOREST FOR WOODWINDS" for wood quintet (2003)


choir music:
"MERENKÄVIJÄT" for Dominante Choir (2000), a poem by A.W. Yrjänä

"HOPE HOPES" for Cantoria Juvenil (Venezuela), World Vision Korea Children's Choir
and Tapiolan Choir (Songbridge 2002), lyrics by Susanna Haavisto

"ON HENKI VALMIS" for 5 veisaa (2002), lyrics by Susanna Haavisto

"ILTAVIRSI" for Rajaton (2002)

"SILENT NIGHT" for Rajaton (2003)




NOMINATIONS

The Finnish National SUOMI- prize 2012

Jazzrytmit "Musician of the year" 1997 & 1999

Jazzrytmit "Album of the year" 2001
Jarmo Saari Filmtet: "A tribute to finnish cinema"

Jazz EMMA Prize nomination as an artist and a producer:
2002 EBB feat. Trilok Gurtu: "Neandertal Grooves"
2003 XL: "Visual"

TEOSTO Prize nomination 2004 JARMO SAARI: "Solu"