Kimmo Pohjonen

Kimmo Pohjonen
Kimmo Pohjonen
Kimmo Pohjonen Skin live at FMM, Sines, 2018
Kimmo Pohjonen and Minna Tervamäki - Bright Shadow
Tero Saarinen & Kimmo Pohjonen - Breath
Kimmo Pohjonen / Kronos Quartet / Samuli Kosminen - Uniko (live at Colours of Ostrava)
Kimmo Pohjonen / Mikko Helenius / Tuomas Norvio - Ultra Organ
KTU (Trey Gunn, Kimmo Pohjonen, Pat Mastelotto) (live at Colours of Ostrava)
Pohjonen Alanko (Ismo Alanko, Kimmo Pohjonen, Tuomas Norvio)


from album Sensitive Skin (Octopus / Ondine)
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FMM, Sines, Portugal, 2018
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  • country:Finland
  • label:not signed
  • type:Solo, Composer/Songwriter, Small Ensemble
  • gender:male
  • artist posted by:Sublime Music Agency Ltd

Line up

  • Kimmo Pohjonen (accordion, electronics, voice)


Kimmo Pohjonen has revolutionized contemporary accordion playing, composition and performance with his custom made electronic accordion, capable of producing sounds never before created or heard and by his dynamic stage presentations. He has performed worldwide as solo artist as well as with many ensembles, groups and projects. Most notably:
-Kimmo Pohjonen Skin trio with Inka Pohjonen and Saana Pohjonen
-Ultra Organ with organist Mikko Helenius and Tuomas Norvio
-Breath with dancer/choreographer Tero Saarinen
-Uniko with Kronos Quartet, Proton String Quartet and Ragazze Quartet
-KTU with Pat Mastellotto and Trey Gunn
-Pohjonen Alanko trio with Ismo Alanko and Tuomas Norvio
-Bright Shadow with dancer Minna Tervamäki

Pohjonen's latest albums Sensitive Skin and Uniko were released by Octopus / Ondine and topped the WMCE World Music Charts.

The award-winning Kimmo Pohjonen documentary film Soundbreaker has been shown in over 30 countries in festivals, cinemas and TV.