Pasi (Parska) Saharinen, played a lot of music during the years. Music is his passion. Whenever he can listen to music or play it, he will. He started in a lotof different and mainly jazz or blues orientated bands. Played in the famous Finnish R&B band One O’clock Hump and other blues and roots related bands. Formed together with his (music) friends the Finnish rootsmusic band Saltwater Jinx and is playing with them for years. Pasi is working now for all kind of television

Productions as floormanager director at big shows on national television and was also working for the famous Finnish music program Jyrrki. There he met a lot of well known and famous bands which he interviewed, like Jimmy Vaughn and all Finnish national popartists. He also published articles of interviews for a Finnish Blues Magazine.

Pasi is playing with Walter in Finland since 1992 , when they met in Porvoo, Finland. Started off as a blues  duo, jammed even more and share the music passion during the years. Pasi joined Walter’s first Finnish band Walter Rootsie and the Backboners end of 2003 and continued summer 2005 in the renamed band Walter Rootsie and his Blue Connection.


Pasi plays: Electric guitars, slide guitar, dobro