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New album "Personal" out now:

Mikko Pellinen's ensemble, the Mini Big Band features seven top young Finnish jazz musicians and the composer himself playing the bass. The album consists entirely of originals by Pellinen.
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Mikko Pellinen

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Mikko Pellinen

Welcome to the website of Mikko Pellinen: Finnish composer-arranger and bass player.


13.10.2015 Long time since an update. Currently working on a new website. In the meantime, you can follow my actions on Facebook and Twitter.

20.6.2014 Gigs updated.

2.1.2014 Happy new year! Updates to live, music and bio -sections.

26.10.2013 Gigs updated at LIVE-page.

9.7.2013 Summer gigs are updated in the LIVE-page.

16.2.2013 Nice things coming up this spring. HERD-club is going on once a month at Lavaklubi, record release concerts with Maratone Quintet and Aili Ikonen & Tribute to Ella and couple of concerts with Värttinä.

8.5.2012 At the moment writing some new music and arranging some old music. Interesting concerts coming up, for example HERD at North Sea Jazz festival.

5.5.2012 Mini Big Band had a great tour! Thanks to everyone involved!

26.4.2012 Mini Big Band continues touring this week. Check out latest news from Twitter.

19.4.2012 Mini Big Band started touring from Turku last night. Thanks to everyone who came to listen! You can now follow me also from Twitter.

11.4.2012 Mikko Pellinen Mini Big Band is going on a tour in April. Tour across Finland includes seven concerts and is organized by Finnish Jazz Federation. Check out concert dates!

18.2.2012 Updated concert dates: HERD has two concerts in Mexico in March and concert at Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki.

1.9.2011 HERD performed with vocalist Aili Ikonen at the opening concert of the new Helsinki Music Centre. You can watch a video from the event at YLE website.

12.7.2011 HERD won the Best Group Award at the European Jazz Competition 2011! Finals were held at the North Sea Jazz festival. More info at the European Jazz Competition website.

28.6.2011 New website is up!