.---== Veli ==---.

Me and my beautiful wife Rita!

Veli Kaksonen
(nee. Mankinen)

phone: +358-50-4820837
email: firstname (dot) lastname (at) gmail (dot) com

I also like to sing...
I've been to school for that and also took some lessons from the private sector.

A few recordings:
From 2012:
Fly Me to the Moon (Bart Howard)
All of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons)
What a Difference a Day Makes (Stanley Adams, María Méndez Grever)
Smoke on the Water (Deep Purple)
Thirty Plus (Veli Kaksonen)

From 2011:
Maria West Side Story - (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
Angels (Robbie Williams / Guy Chambers)
Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
Romanssi (Elokuvasta Katariina ja Munkkiniemen Kreivi)

Something completely different from 2003 (Singing and backing guitar: Veli, Leading guitar: Petri Osenius):
New Way Home (Foo Fighters)
Leijat (Lee Pockriss - Hal Hackady)
Under The Bridge (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)
Corrina (trad.)
Mack The Knife (words: Marc Blitzstein, song: Kurt Weill)
Message in a bottle (Sting & The Police)
Light My Fire (The Doors)
My Favourite Things (words: Oscar Hammerstein II, song: Richard Rodgers)
Vie Meidät Rakkauteen (L. Leandros - K. Munro, suom. san. Chrisse Johansson)
I Will Stay (Hurriganes)
Everything Happens to Me 12.2003 version (words: Tom Adair, song: Matt Dennis) Piano: S. Pietilä
Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans 12.2003 version (words: Eddie de Lange, song: Louis Alter) Piano: S. Pietilä

Here are a few pictures I've taken:


and then nice picture of me. Taken loooong time ago.