Jukka Eskola is a Finnish trumpet player who ranks among the most sought-after jazz artists in Finland. He has become known as the leader of the Jukka Eskola Quintet, Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa, Jukka Eskola Soul Trio, and as a member of The Five Corners Quintet, Finland’s most successful jazz outfit to date. He is widely considered as one of the key instrumentalists of his generation in Finnish jazz. Eskola’s solo albums ”Jukka Eskola” (2005), ”Hub Up” (only released in Japan, 2006), ”Walkover” (2009), “Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa” (2013), “Jukka Eskola Soul Trio” (2017) and the trio’s second album “Steamy!” (2019) have stabilized his position at the forefront of internationally noted jazz from Finland. Jukka Eskola is also a very used session player in the Finnish TV and recording scene, and has featured in well over 200 albums.
Jukka Eskola is working with several projects, and performing as soloist for orchestras and big bands, please see GIGS for more.