Jimi Tenor

~ Person

Legal name: Lassi Lehto

Also performs as: Impostor Orchestra


Jimi Tenor (born Lassi O. T. Lehto, 1965 in Lahti, Finland) is a Finnish musician. His artist name is a combination of the first name of his youth idol Jimmy Osmond and the tenor saxophone. His band Jimi Tenor & His Shamans released its first album in 1988, whilst Tenor's first solo album appeared in 1994. "Take Me Baby" became his first hit in 1994. He has released albums on Sähkö Recordings, Warp Records and Kitty-Yo record labels.

Tenor has performed several times with the avant-garde big band Flat Earth Society.

In 2009, he contributed a cover of an Elektroids song to the Warp20 (Recreated) compilation album, as well as having his song "Paint the Stars" covered by Hudson Mohawke.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Europa Jimi Tenor 2
1994 Sähkömies Jimi Tenor 3
1997 Intervision Jimi Tenor 4
1999 Organism Jimi Tenor 3
2000 Out of Nowhere Jimi Tenor 2
2001 Utopian Dream Jimi Tenor 1
2003 Higher Planes Jimi Tenor 1
2004 Beyond the Stars Jimi Tenor 2
2007 Joystone Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu 1
2008 4th Dimension Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu 1
2009 Inspiration Information, Volume 4 Jimi Tenor / Tony Allen 1
2011 Itetune Jimi Tenor & Abdissa Assefa 1
2012 The Mystery of Aether Jimi Tenor and Kabukabu 1
2013 Dub Of Doom Jimi Tenor & Hjálmar 1
2013 Exocosmos Jimi Tenor feat. Impostor Orchestra 1

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Deutsche Grammophon ReComposed by Jimi Tenor Jimi Tenor 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Take Me Baby Jimi Tenor 3
1996 Can't Stay With You Baby / Caravan Jimi Tenor 1
1997 Outta Space Jimi Tenor 2
1997 Sugardaddy / Take Me Baby Jimi Tenor 5
1999 Year of the Apocalypse Jimi Tenor 1
1999 Total Devastation Jimi Tenor 3
2000 Spell Jimi Tenor 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Venera EP Jimi Tenor 2
2001 Cosmic Relief Jimi Tenor 2
2001 Orks Jimi Tenor & Ural 13 Diktators 4 1

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