Markku Lepistö & Co.

Markku Lepistö & Co.

BandFolkAcoustic

"Acoustic Grooves"

Biography

Markku Lepistö & Co is known as the top Finnish roots line-up since 2002 when Markku´s first solo album ”Silta” was released. His fresh language of composition wraps up together the Ostrobothnian traditional music and the influences he has collected on his travels round the world.

The group presents five brilliant instrumentalists who have gelled together well over the years. This allstrar band serves great acoustic grooves with beautiful melodies in a wonderfully easygoing way.

Markku Lepistö (b.1963) is one of the most respected folk accordionists in Finland. His skills on both chromatic and diatonic accordions are recognized worldwide. At the moment Markku is mostly involved with Värttinä and Doina Klezmer bands as well as with his solo project. You can also hear Markku on stage in duo with Petri Hakala or Pekka Lehti.

Discography

Solo recordings:
Polku (The Path), Aito Records 2006
Silta (The Bridge), Aito Records 2002

With Värttinä:
Ilmatar, Sony BMG 2000
iki, Sony BMG 2003
Miero, RealWorld 2006

With Doina Klezmer:
Nomada, Alba Records 2002