Kuva/ Photo: Maarit Kytöharju
Bassist Eero Tikkanen (b. 1987) has become a sought-after bass player in the field of Finnish jazz. The versatility of the young bassist stretches from danceable groove to projects of free jazz. He is known as a charismatic and expressive live performer.
Currently, Tikkanen plays in the ranks of such groups as Mopo, The Mystic Revelation of Teppo Repo, Mikko Innanen 10+, Ville Vokkolainen & Kusipäät and Magnetia Orkesteri and in the band of folk artist Joose Keskitalo. In addition to his career as a jazz artist, Tikkanen is the driving force behind Keuruu Music Camp for children and youngsters and the joint festival, Soiton paikka.