Pianist | Composer | Arranger | Educator

“Uusitalo evokes the rapid-fire élan of Bud Powell, unassuming earthiness of Red Garland and economy of Thelonius Monk”
- The New York City Jazzrecord

”Uusitalo has a graceful, melodic approach to both playing and composing.”
-Jazz Journal UK

”Uusitalo's music reflects classical music while also retaining a sense of jazz improvisation.”
-Jazz Views

”The spontaneity taking place in the creations can be explained as being magical with jazz being the mechanism by which Uusitalo crafts infinite possibilities.”
-Susan Frances, Jazz2Love

"His compositions employ a wide variation of color and density." -Nathan Kamal, -Hot House Magazine

"Tuomo Uusitalo emotes through sometimes-abstract denouements, by which he humanizes every note." -Tyran Grillo, All About Jazz

Tuomo Uusitalo brings his extensive knowledge and experience to every musical endeavor. -Rob Bargad, Barnette Records

Mr. Uusitalo is a rare and versatile talent who has proven himself to be an important asset to the world of music. -Jim Rotondi, award-winning trumpeter, composer and conductor

Mr. Uusitalo leads an international jazz trio through standards and original compositions. Influenced by the jazz tradition, Uusitalo thrills with spontaneous improvisation. -Lauren Stackpoole, nyc.jazznearyou