Pekka Toivanen Quartet in Brussels (Left to right): Gary Morris (manager), Ilga Berzina, (piano), Bengt Stark (drums), Pekka Toivanen (sax) and Wade Mikkola (bass)


Teukka Nummela, p, Ande Päiväläinen, dr


Pekka Toivanen has appeared on numerous recordings over the years.

Here are some of them:

  • Settlemen Big Band SBB-LP 1 1986
  • Kulttis Workshop LP 1988
  • Pekka Toivanen Quartet & Saara Soisalo, voc. STICK AROUND KOLP 93
  • The First Seven, UMO Plays B.A.T. Jazz in Finland (featured as composer)
  • UMO & Antti Sarpila: Tribute To Benny Goodman
  • Espoo Big band Plays The Music Of Carla Bley (featuring Carla Bley and Steve Swallow)
  • Pekka Toivanen: She Didn”t Like The Wallpaper BECD 4031
  • Wade Mikkola Quintet: Remember
  • Pekka Toivanen: Kantelettaren parhaat
    ONMCD 8147
  • Pekka Toivanen: Arctic Brambles
    ONMCD 48151
  • Mandy Gaines & Wade Mikkola Quintet: Taking A Chance…


Here are some samples from the newest recording, Arctic Brambles, 2006

  1. Summertime listen 
  2. Moonlight In Vermont listen
  3. Hello, Young Lovers listen
  4. Nicaragua listen
  5. Tadd”s Delight listen
  6. Satin Doll listen
  7. East Of The Sun listen


A few samples from the album She Didn”t Like The Wallpaper, 1994

  1. Medallion listen
  2. Left-Handed listen


A sample from the album Kantelettaren parhaat, 2000

  1. Piilehtijä listen
You can find the cd here:
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