• country:Finland
  • style(s):Folk
  • label:indie
  • type:Band, Composer/Songwriter
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist submitted by:Hoedown Arts

Line up

  • Antti Järvelä (upright bass)
  • Arto Järvelä (fiddle)
  • Matti Mäkelä (fiddle)
  • Mauno Järvelä (fiddle)
  • Timo Alakotila (harmonium)
  • Tommi Pyykönen (fiddle)


Kaustinen fiddle stars JPP released their new album Skywire in 2015. It features all new compositions from Timo Alakotila and Arto Järvelä.

JPP are Finland's number one fiddle group, from the fiddling capital of the world, Kaustinen, are now into their third decade. Composers and arrangers that incorporate elements of folk music, classical music, jazz, dance music and international influences, JPP have created a new universe of fiddle music. Their influence on Finnish fiddle music and folk music is massive as well as is their influence among fiddlers around the world. They have released eleven albums and have toured in Europe, Americas and Asia. In late 2014 they return to Japan for another tour.