Lumino Tones comprise vocalist Elina Tikkanen and singer-guitarist Graham Russ. Professional musicians in their own right the pair discovered a natural affinity for reworking classic soul, R&B, rock and pop hits and the duo have been combining effortlessly to deliver unforgettable performances with style and confidence ever since!
The duo enjoy performing together at a wide range of events, from weddings to private parties and corporate shows, delighting audiences, guests and clients across the UK and beyond with their unique arrangements of songs from iconic artists such as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Sam Smith, Adele, Fleetwood Mac and many more.
With their personable approach the duo ensure the needs of the client are first and foremost with the ability to tailor their repertoire and setup to suit a variety of events and occasions. Being professional, experienced musicians also means the pair are equally comfortable performing acoustic A-cappella at small, private events or bringing the party atmosphere to a large wedding or function with a top spec PA system and lighting setup.
A professional, versatile singer and guitarist with an impressive vocal range, Graham has over 10 years experience performing at weddings, private parties and corporate events. Across his career to date Graham has performed solo and with bands at iconic venues such as The Troubadour, Portsmouth Guildhall and The London Roundhouse, reaching the final stages of Live & Unsigned. ~ grahamruss.co.uk
Elina Tikkanen is a Finnish born singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, live performer, session singer, composer, arranger and photographer. Currently based in Surrey UK, A graduate of Conservatoire of Kuopio (Finland) and Academy of Contemporary Music (UK), Elina majored in contemporary vocal performance and passed both schools with firsts. Elina has a diverse musical background having done contemporary vocal training, as well as a range classical studies. In the past Elina has been associated with numerous different acts ranging from cover and tribute bands to original music productions in various styles, to an A cappella vocal ensemble - as well as various classical ensembles and orchestras as a trombonist/euphonium player. For work samples see Elina's website: www.elinamusic.co.uk