biography

Ulf "Uffe" Krokfors (b. 1966) is undoubtly the most hard-working bass player of his generation on the field of modern Finnish jazz. In 1980s Krokfors played in drummer Edward Vesala's band Sound & Fury and the next decade he spent in guitarist Raoul Björkenheim's group Krakatau. Of the older band leaders i.a. pianists Jarmo Savolainen and Seppo Kantonen and saxophonists Juhani Aaltonen, Sakari Kukko and Esa Pietilä have done co-operation with Krokfors for long. Krokfors has also played in many groups of the younger generation of Finnish jazz, for example in the bands of singer Mirja Mäkelä and pianist Samuli Mikkonen.

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Own albums

cover The Incense of all our Prayers 2008 Omakustanne
cover Heart of a Bird 2003 TUM Records