Old Time Jazz Band
Pictures through the years.
Personnel in the pictures from left to right.



It all started in 1957.
Ilpo Rahtu, p; Pertti Mustonen, tpt; Tapani Renkonen, cl;
Juhani Piha, bjo; Seppo Keskimäki, tb


Rehearsals in "the cellar".
Sometimes we had to have some refreshments, too.
Ilpo Rahtu, p; Seet Jaakola, tb; Alpo Collanus, dr;
Pertti Mustonen, tpt; Tapani Renkonen, cl;
Anttu Mikkonen, voc; Raimo Korkalainen, bjo;
Sakari Attila, tuba
Juhani Piha, bjo, is also present but only a part of his arm can be seen on the left border of the picture.

Rehearsals in Ristiina, 1969.
Seet Jaakola, tb; Tapani Renkonen, cl; Sakari Attila, tuba;
Alpo Collanus, dr; Pertti Mustonen, tpt;
Raimo Korkalainen, bjo; Ilpo Rahtu, p;
Juhani Piha, bjo


A Gig on "Poli" in 1981.
Alpo Collanus, dr; Seet Jaakola, tb; Harri Aavaharju, tpt;
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Sakari Attila, tuba;
Tapani Renkonen, cl; Juhani Piha, bjo
Raimo Korkalainen, bjo; Ilpo Rahtu, p

Pori Jazz, in 1982.
Playing on the beer cart of the Sinebrykoff brewery
and collecting people to the festival stands.
Raimo Korkalainen, bjo; Ilpo Rahtu, dr; Seet Jaakola, tb;
Harri Aavaharju, tp; Tapani Renkonen, cl;
the two drivers;
Juhani Piha, bjo, is with us again, but only his hair can be seen behind Harri.


Reinen Rimon started singing with the OTJB.

OTJB in 1983.
Seet Jaakola, Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Alpo Collanus, dr;
Raimo Korkalainen, Juhani Piha, bjo; Sakari Attila, tuba;
Harri Aavaharju, tpt; Tapani Renkonen, cl & ss;
Ilpo Rahtu, p; Reino Rimon, vocal


Working on the first LP-record in studio.
Ilpo Rahtu, p; Seet Jaakola, tb; Reine Rimon, voc.
Harri Aavaharju, tpt; Erkki Hyvönen, mixer;
Tapani Renkonen, cl

New Orleans in 1984, gigging in the Storyville.


New Orleans in 1986. Onboard of Natchez.
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Raimo Korkalainen, bjo;
Reine Rimon, voc; Ilpo Rahtu, p;
Sakari Attila, tuba; Alpo Collanus, dr;
Tapani Renkonen, cl; Harri Aavaharju, tpt;
Seet Jaakola, tb


Pertti 50 years. Gigging at his home.
Kari Aarnio, p; Juhani Piha, bjo; Jouko Keskimäki, tb;
Pertti Mustonen, c; Sakari Attila, tuba; Tapani Renkonen, cl


Classic Jazz festival in the "Swedish" theater.
Antti Sarpila, cl; Juhani Piha, bjo; Bob Wilber, ss;
Sakari Attila, tuba; Seet Jaakola, dr; Pekka Iiramo, cl
Tapani Renkonen, cl

Pirjo Bergström started as a vocalist in the OTJB.


Gigging on the stage of Buttenhoff, Imatra.
Pirjo Bergström, voc; Tapani Renkonen, ss;
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Pertti Mustonen, c

OTJB in 1997.
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Jussi Valto, tuba; Pertti Mustonen, c;
Seet Jaakola, dr; Juhani Piha, bjo; Pekka Perjo, p;
Pirjo Bergström, voc; Tapani Renkonen, cl


OTJB in the church of Sammonlahti conducted by the preacher.
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Pertti Mustonen, c; Jussi Harju, tuba
Tapani Renkonen, cl; Seet Jaakola, dr; Timo Peltoniemi, bjo
Pirjo Bergström, voc; Pekka Perjo, p; Matti Kuronen, priest

Relaxing at "Kairo", Kotka in 2001.
Pekka Perjo, Pirjo Bergström, Timo Peltoniemi
Pertti Mustonen, Seet Jaakola, Jouko Keskimäki
Jussi Valto


On parade in the stadium of Sotkamo.
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Pertti Mustonen, c; Tapani Renkonen, cl
Juhani Piha, bjo; Jussi Valto, tuba; Pekka Perjo, dr

Old Time Jazz Band 45v. Savoy, 2002.
Pekka Perjo, p; Tapani Renkonen, cl; Antti Sarpila, ss
Pirjo Bergström, voc; Pertti Mustonen, c;
Jouko Keskimäki, tb


We lost Jussi Valto in 2003.
He will always remain in our minds.

After the concert on the stage of Kuusankoski, 2003.
Timo Peltoniemi, bjo; Seet Jaakola, dr; Jussi Harju, tuba
Pekka Perjo, p; Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Pertti Mustonen, c;
Tapani Renkonen, cl; Pirjo Bergström, voc
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Gospel in the chapel of Saariselkä, in 2003.
Timo Peltoniemi, bjo; Tapani Renkonen, cl; Pekka Perjo, p
Pirjo Bergström, voc; Pertti Mustonen, c; Seet Jaakola, dr
Jouko Keskimäki, tb; Jussi Harju, tuba
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Gospel in the chapel of Utö, in 2005.
Marle Mikkola in the centre.
The little church was full of well-informed public.


Kaamosjazz, Lappland 2005.
Jazzin' with Marle and Pekka Sarmanto.
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