Jussi Kannaste

Jussi Kannaste, a 1976-born saxophonist, is well-known for his work with bands like Kannaste-Ojajarvi Quintet and Kannaste-Olding 4band. He also tours with the UMO Jazz Orchestra. Kannaste is also the head of the jazz section and a highly respected saxophone lecturer in Helsinki at Sibelius Academy. Kannaste has been awarded the Finnish Saxophone Society Josef Kaartinen-prize in 2001 and the Sony Jazz Award in 2005. from http://www.nyconnection.net

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