Aimla

Jazz musician, saxophonist, arranger, conductor, teacher.


Has studied in Metropolia University in Helsinki (1999-2004)
Pop/Jazz Conservatory in Helsinki (1995-1999)
Estonian Music Academy (1993-1995)
Artistic director of Estonian Dream Big Band (since 2009)
Leader of Police- and Boarderguard Big Band (since 2006)
Has played with numerous jazz artists (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, New York Voices, Randy Brecker, Nils Landgren, Victoria Tolstoy etc)
Has realeased many albums (“Pühendus” with Tafenau-Aimla Quintet, “Finest Groove”- Siim Aimla Quartet, Mu süda. Ärka üles, Helin-Mari Arder and S. Aimla band, Tallinn-Riga Jazzquartet.etc.)
Choirconductor of Estonian Songfestival 2011
Musician of the year 2011 (National Broadcast Award)
Estonian Jazz Award 2009
Teacher in G. Ots Conservatory in Tallinn. (Saxophone, Music History, Arranging)
Leader of Rhythm Music Department.