The president of Helsinki Jazz which runs jaZZanti concert series in Helsinki.
Sakari Puhakka (b. 1954) is the president of Helsinki Jazz (registered association), which has organised jaZZanti concerts over 10 years. jaZZanti concerts present high quality primarily acoustic music by musicians with personal and strong voices. Besides Finnish musicians more and more international artists are presented and Scandinavian music is preferred in the future.
Sakari is also artistic director of Jazz’n Jam concert series which is held at Malmitalo, one of the cultural houses of city of Helsinki