Olli Soikkeli - guitarJulian Smith - bassAlberto Pibiri - pianoBorn in Nurmes, Finland and based in NYC, Olli Soikkeli was introduced to the music of great Django Reinhardt and Gypsy Jazz, which has been his primary focus since. Olli played in jazz clubs and festivals across Finland, and toured Europe with Sinti Guitarist Paulus Schäfer. While still young, he’s already played with notable artists such as Bucky Pizzarelli, Stochelo Rosenberg, Tommy Emmanuel, Andreas Öberg, Cyrille Aimee, Antti Sarpila and Marian Petrescu.
After move to New York City in 2014. Olli has played legendary venues such as Town Hall, Birdland Jazz Club, Blue Note and the Lincoln Center. Olli has performed on at Side Door Jazz previously with the group Rhythm Future Quartet.
The Olli Soikkeli Trio pays homage to the great Oscar Peterson and Nat King Cole trios.
Sat Mar. 28:30 pm - 11:00 pm
85 Lyme StreetOld Lyme CT,US 06371