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JAZZ FINLAND LIVE BRINGS NEW FUNDING TO JAZZ CONCERTS IN FINLAND
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 16:57
Jazz Finland LIVE is a new form of funding for promoting professional jazz concert organizers around the country. The goal is to provide support for regular and sustained jazz concert series. The Finnish Music Foundation MES granted 139 000 euros for the pilot project in 2016.   Jazz Finland LIVE is a project coordinated by...
EJN's Nordic dimension marches young bands on big stages
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 07/09/2015 - 20:14
The jazz federations in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Iceland have worked together for over 15 years to provide platforms for young and talented jazz musicians. Young Nordic Jazz Comets has been their flagship project to present bands from each of the Nordic countries since year 2000. The past few years have been pivotal...
YOUNG NORDIC JAZZ COMETS 2014
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 18/09/2014 - 10:26
Jazz Finland Festival Opening Night: Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2014 Young Nordic Jazz Comets started in 2000 and has since been a recurring event in the Nordic jazz scene. The main purpose is to create attention to new jazz talents, giving them the opportunity to meet their future audience and to play at professional...
JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE THE BEST OF FINNISH JAZZ 18 TO 21 SEPTEMBER
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:47
The Jazz Finland Festival, taking place in five different venues around Helsinki, is the largest showcase event of Finnish jazz to date. Organised by the Finnish Jazz Federation in co-operation with Music Finland, the Sibelius Academy and the Europe Jazz Network brings a large number of international players in the field of jazz...
UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Thu, 29/05/2014 - 15:38
UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett 26.5.2014 Iconic bandleader and saxophonist Lenny Pickett and UMO Jazz Orchestra release their collaboration album The Prescription in June. It’s remarkable that The Prescription marks only the second album as a leader for Lenny Pickett, the renowned tenor...

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