Iiro Rantala is a distinguished and loved pianist and composer as well as an internationally known jazz musician. He has won the most important Finnish jazz recognition, Finnish Jazz Federation's Yrjö-recognition, and Pro Finlandia-medal.
Iiro Rantala is the most well-known Finnish jazz musician. He was a founder of jazz band Triö Töykeät. The band's successful career took off when it won a jazz contest in Belgium in 1988. Besides music, Rantala is known for many different tv-shows. Awarded and acclaimed artist has performed with many different ensembles and orchestras. He has composed music for television and movies as well as musicals and dance productions.