Maratone Quintet (Helsinki, Finland) consists of five individual and talented musicians. The ensemble was founded in 2004. In the spring of 2006 the quintet participated The Young Nordic Jazz Comets - jazz ensemble competition receiving good reviews in the media. The quintet's members represent the young and exciting up-and-coming jazzplayer generation in Finland. Maratone Quintet's music is a combination of rhythmic Afro-american influences and Nordic ECM sounds.