Johanna Pitkänen is a pianist and composer from Helsinki.
She has explored the musical globe from Scandinavia to Cuba and from different parts of Africa to Spain.
Pitkänen writes music by commission and performs on solo piano and with duos and trios. Her oldest
ongoing group is Kokko Quartet, a Finnish jazz group using world music influences in their music. The
group has released two albums, their latest release is Orient Express from 2016. Pitkänen also writes
music for film. In 2019 she released electronic music together with producer Satu Nieminen
Pitkänen graduated from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences with a Bachelor’s degree in Pop and