Jukka Haavisto, born March, 1981 in Järvenpää, Finland. Jukka is a master bassist, composer; he studied at University of Stavanger, Institute of Music and Dance and graduated in 2016. He is known for his electric fretless bass technique, his blend of Jazz, Fusion and World Music Fusion improvisation skills and compositions.
Jukka is endorsed by the Aguilar Amplification, Soundtools Oy and he is part of the Maruszczyk Instruments family.
At the moment main bands and artists to play with are:
(Bands names are links to web sites)
Jukka Haavisto (band leader and composer)
Haavisto's band is completed by Johannes Granroth, the recent winner of the Jazzkukko festival's guitar competition, Severi Sorjonen, one of the best jazz fusion drummers of his generation, and the young keyboard wizard Vili Itäpelto.
Jukka is ready to work in sessions, concerts and tours. He gives private bass lessons in his studio and as distance learning using Zoom.
He has a degree of Master in Music Performance, Improvisation/Jazz from University of Stavanger, Norway.
Bel Vel, Bel Vel (2013)
Beat, Bass & Bone, Beat, Bass & Bone (2016)
Painottomat, Bossapoika, Royal Mint Records (2017)
Positive Current, Paraformal, 704011 Records DK (2017)
Jouluna saa rakastaa, Jonnu, Single (2017)
Eargasms For Short - Sighted Post - Truth Era People, Helsinki Headnod Convention, Record Breakin' (2018)
Toinen, Bossapoika, Royal Mint Records (2018)
The People, MA Rouf , Ääniä Records (2019)
Mindfuckfulness for Self-helpless Cognitive Misers, Helsinki Headnod Convention, Record Breakin' (2021)
MightMares, Bathtub Admirals & Misguided Missiles, Royal Mint Records (2021)
Reflections, Jukka Haavisto, Eclipse Music (2022)