Currently recognised as Finland’s leading jazz singer, Ikonen released her third solo album Suru ei oo suora viiva [Sadness is not straightforward] in autumn 2020. The career of this celebrated artist includes numerous albums, big band productions, Ella Fitzgerald interpretations and jazz hits.

Ikonen performs extensively with top artists of our era, including Jukka Perko and Hector. She has featured as a soloist with several orchestras, including the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Umo Jazz Orchestra, the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, the Norrbotten Big Band, the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and Dallapé. Her singing and music have also been heard in the ensembles Kvalda, Hereä and the Ikonen Sisters trio. She is also now recognised as a new member of the legendary a cappella group Rajaton.

Aili Ikonen

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