Kari Heinilä


Kari ‘Sonny’ Heinilä is known as a sax and flute player in bands of his own and bands led by other prominent jazz musicians. In big band music, he had a key role playing sax with UMO Jazz Orchestra and later as its conductor. In addition to his performing career, he is a composer and jazz teacher. In recent years, he has diversified into music from other cultures and modern folk music.


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