Pekka "Albert" Johannes Järvinen (October 25, 1950 in Iitti, Finland − March 24, 1991 in London, England) was a Finnish guitarist. He is best known as a fast-fingered and skilled guitar player of Finnish rock band Hurriganes. He got his stage-name Albert from one of his idols, blues guitarist Albert King.
Järvinen started playing acoustic guitar at the age of eight. He studied classic guitar playing under the teaching of Ivan Putilin before switching to electric guitar. He got his first electric guitar (Gretsch) in 1965. He played in numerous bands, including blues band The Harp, Poison, the background band of singer Kristian, and later Eero Raittinen and Kalevala before replacing Ile Kallio as a guitarist of Hurriganes in May 1972. He also worked as a studio guitarist for many Finnish singers in that time.
In 1975 Järvinen left Hurriganes and played with Rock-Jerry before founding a new blues rock band, Royals whichЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Ride On [1974, альбом]
- Braindamage - Or Still Alive [1988, альбом]
- Guitar [1990, альбом]
- Patchy Moss: 30 Big Ones [2000, сборник]