Aleksi Ranta (b. 1980) is a Finnish guitarist, composer and educator living in Helsinki. Ranta is known for his versatile compositions for bands, films and stage. He combines jazz and classical music with electronic elements creating memorable melodies and musical storytelling. In audiovisual and stage productions, Ranta focuses on minimalistic themes and emotive soundscapes.

Besides his own projects, Ranta is also the founder and CEO of the film music production company Nordic Audio & Music Productions, as well as the musical director of the traveling film and culture festival Unlike. Ranta works actively in Europe and the US and has received several grants for his international collaborations, projects and performances.

"Aleksi is a very talented musician with a strong personal voice, a creative mind with an outstanding technique.” - Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm