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Tapani Rinne

The music of Finland continues to be brought up up to now by saxophone and clarinet player Tapani Rinne. Motivated with the playing of percussionist Edward Vesala, Rinne produced jazz/techno music group RinneRadio in 1988. The group, which continued to be jointly until August 1997, became among Finland’s best-loved rings. Their fourth record, Unik, released in March 1994, became a significant strike and was called Album from the Week at Radio Town in Helsinki. The next calendar year, the group received an Emma award (Finland’s equal to the Grammy) as Jazz Music group of the entire year. British music newspaper Melody Maker known as the group, “a hard-edged techno music group led by way of a great jazz sax participant,” detailing, “that may look nightmarish in some recoverable format, but the the truth is spiraling, mesmerizing, music which induces dancefloor dementia in a few and tranced-out tranquility in others.” Soon after the disbanding of RinneRadio in 1997, Rinne became a member of with RinneRadio bandmate Jari Kokkonen and acoustic string participant Matti Wallenius to supply instrumental accompaniment for contemporary Yoik vocalist Wimme Saari on his record, Wimme, in 1997. Rinne released his debut single record, Insider, in 1999.

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