Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz Artist and Educator
"Bro. Catching up and just listened to your CD 'Listen'. Your sound is KILLING!!! Great work!" Dave Liebman, July 2011
.."in closing, I would rank Mr. Pekka Pylkkanen, in the top five percent of musician/educators I have encountered throughout my twenty plus years of performing and teaching." Dr. Michael J. Rossi, Professor, Jazz Artist, University of Cape Town
'Pekka. thanks for the great time in Joensuu, and the gig was really happening and swinging!' Eric Ineke, September 2016
"The music on this CD is simply great, and I am very happy to see and hear that Pekka has grown into the musician that he is today. He’s created compositions with an elegant complexity that showcases his saxophone playing in a unique and personal way. "
Excerpt from liner notes for 'Listen!' by Bob Mintzer, December 2008