Kari Ikonen is jazz musician and composer from Helsinki, Finland. His main insrtument is the piano, but he also plays quite a lot the Fender Rhodes electric piano and an old analugue Moog synthesizer. Occasionally some other keyboards too.
After having studied piano for four years (1989-1993) in Jyväskylä Institute of Music, Kari Ikonen continued his studies in 1994 in piano and later in composition at the Jazz Music Department of Sibelius Academy, with such teachers as Jarmo Savolainen, Jukkis Uotila, Anders Jormin, Mike Gibbs, Sonny Heinilä and Olli Kortekangas. He also spent a semester of 1996 in Rotterdam Conservatory, where he studied with Rob van Kreevelt. He got his master's degree from Sibelius Academy in 2001.
Kari Ikonen (Suomi/Finland) — фортепиано www.kariikonen.com;
Леонид Сендерской — саксофон;
Леонид Дегусаров — гитара;
Александр Бесчастный — контрабас;
Пётр Михеев — ударные.