MIRI MIETTINEN, drummer

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Musicians Institute (PIT)  Los Angeles 1991-1992 (Outstanding student of the year)

Drummers Collective, N.Y. 1996

Sibelius Academy, Helsinki Finland 1977-1981

Conservatory of Helsinki 1975-1977

Summer courses at Berklee College of Music, Boston USA

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

LAURENCE JONES BAND since 2014

RUF RECORD’S BLUES CARAVAN TOUR 2014 in Europe and England

ERJA LYYTINEN BAND 2010-2014 tours in Europe, England and Canada

BEN GRANFELT BAND 1993-2010 tours in Europe

GRINGOS LOCOS 1986-1991 tours in Europe, England and U.S.A.

BROADCAST 1981-1990 tours in Scandinavia. Winner of the Battle of the Bands at Guild Hall, Preston, (1983)

 

AS A STUDIO MUSICIAN

More than 1500 recorded tracks on different albums

Hundreds of TV-Shows on national TV-channels e.g. Eurovision Song Contest, Midnight Sun Song Festival, Syksyn Sävel, Kevään Sävel, Anteeksi Kuinka? Pöllölaakson Aarre, Desibeli Appelsiini, Toivotaan Toivotaan, Kultainen ja Hopeinen Harmonikka, Primus Ikaalinen etc.

 

MOVIE SOUND TRACKS

Kaksipäisen Kotkan Varjossa

Kalteva Torni

This Is My Life (Uuno Turhapuro)

 

CONDUCTORS HE HAS WORKED WITH

Markku Johansson, Olli Ahvenlahti, Antti Hyvärinen, Kassu Halonen, Atso Almila, Ossi Runne, Jari Puhakka, Esa Helasvuo,

Sasha Mäkilä

 

AS A TEACHER

Drum Clinics for Yamaha and Zildjian

Drum teacher at Helsinki Pop/Jazz Concervatory. Helsinki 1993-2002,

Music instructor at Otava Folk High School 2000-2015

Drum and Music Camps in Finland

Teacher at a net music school site ROCKWAY

 

 

CURRENTLY

Miri is busy touring with Ben Granfelt Band and working in his own studio, recording and mixing for different artist.

 

 

Miri is endorsed by  Zildjian-cymbals and Balbex Stix (Miri Miettinen model)

Miri uses YAMAHA drums with Evans drum heads and Beyer Dynamic microphones.