Tuomas A. Turunen is an award-winning Finnish jazz pianist and composer, known as a solo artist and as a member of several Nordic jazz groups, especially Emil Brandqvist Trio. He is a frequent performer at jazz venues across Europe and on festivals such as Jazz Baltica, Montreux Jazz Festival, Pori Jazz, Palatia Jazz and Getxo Jazz.
“Turunen succeeds in his own big fusion in an exceptionally wonderful way; Ornaments of Time is master’s work.”
5/5 stars -suomijazz.com (FI)
"With a harmonic sensibility, he enriches little by little his subject and dresses it with variations, with wider ranges. His compositions explore vaste horizons in a sonic world where the music breathes; he opens up dreaming as well as vivacious ambiences" –Vumètre (FR)
“The Finn meets listener’s soul directly” -Kulturzeitschrift (AT)
“The bittersweet cool late summer evening in the endless lake landscapes of Finland – Tuomas A. Turunen has set it into music.” -Kulturnews (DE)
"Beautiful, soft, delicate, gentle"
4/5 stars -Rondo (DE)