Jakob Juhkam is an Estonian musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist, performing mainly on piano and keyboard. From an early age Juhkam has provoked excitement in Estonian listeners. His first home recordings were made in 2005, with early experiments in electronica and prog rock merging into a sophisticated worldview via his formal music education. Juhkam counts Frank Zappa, John Zorn, Jim O Rourke, Trent Reznor, Mike Patton and Estonia’s own Vaiko Eplik amongst his musical influences. His work ranges from symphonic pieces to film soundtracks, and he was commissioned in 2012 to write music for Estonia’s Independence Day concert, showcasing his talent to a diverse local audience. His debut album came out in 2012 on Mortimer Snerd Records, meeting with widespread critical acclaim. Jakob Juhkam Bänd was formed in september 2012 and consist of Jakob Juhkam on keyboards, Marvin Mitt on guitar, Indrek Mällo on bass and Hans Kurvits on drums.
November 2, 2013
23:20 Harpa Kaldalón
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