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27th APRIL JAZZ - 24/28 April 2013 - Espoo, Finland
by April Jazz Espoo on Wed, 17/04/2013 - 17:10  PDF version
April Jazz brings the Spring.   Releasing the program for the 27th April Jazz in Tapiola, Espoo, is a clear signal that spring will once again arrive. Take a tour on our new site. Tell your friends and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Hope to see you in April. Welcome to April Jazz!   http://apriljazz.fi...
TJH 2012 ON AIR
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:54  PDF version
The first live recording from Tampere Jazz Happening 2012 on Yle Radio 1:  Jazzradio Live! Gerry Hemingway Quintet (available until 13 January 2013).
FULL HOUSES AT FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:53  PDF version
Friends of jazz found their way to Tampere Jazz Happening on the first weekend of November. Majority of the concerts were sold out. The 31st Happening featured 26 bands, more than 120 musicians, and 17 different nationalities. The programme presented a broad range of jazz and numerous international stars took the stage. The Gerry Hemingway...
Slo Motive to Tallinn
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:48  PDF version
Three distinguished musicians of the Finnish music scene have teamed up for this trio. Slo Motive was founded by the charismatic lead singer Sanni Orasmaa. Other members of the trio are the keyboard wizard Kari Ikonen and the percussion maker, player and sound creator Mamba Assefa. All members have extensive careers in improvised music both on a national...
Verneri Pohjola Quartet to top the year with the “Ancient History” tour
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:46  PDF version
Trumpet player Verneri Pohjola ranks among the success stories of the young Finnish jazz generation. He recently signed a lengthy deal with the influential German record label ACT, who kicked off 2012 in style by releasing Pohjola’s latest album, “Ancient History”. On the side of the versatile trumpeter the quartet features front-row...
Senior Series: Snow White and seven fantastic big band works
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:41  PDF version
Conductor Jouni Järvelä Which big band classic is Happy? What would Grumpy sound like if played as jazz? Or Sneezy? UMO’s popular Senior Series returns with tongue firmly in cheek, exploring masterpieces of the big band repertoire through familiar fairy-tale characters. The concert will feature swinging music from masters of big...
Musica nova: Flamenco Big Band – UMO & Perico Sambeat, sax & cond (ESP)
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:38  PDF version
Sax player Perico Sambeat from Valencia, one of Spain’s leading jazz musicians, will appear as a guest with UMO at the Savoy Theatre on 14 February 2013. In this Flamenco Big Band concert, forming part of the Musica nova festival, the fiery Spanish flamenco meets cool, swinging modern jazz. Sambeat will be appearing as both soloist and conductor,...
Dances with time – Finnish schlagers old and new, sol. Jukka Perko & Yona
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:36  PDF version
Conductor Kari Heinilä Jukka Perko, a major name in Finnish jazz, and fresh young singer and songwriter Yona (a.k.a. Johanna Louhivuori) will bring the moods and nostalgia of Finnish schlagers to the Savoy Theatre and Vuotalo in February and March. ‘Dances with time’ is a charming combination of beloved tunes and the wistful dance-...
2013 ticket sales starts with two concerts
by April Jazz Espoo on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:46  PDF version
10.12.2012 April Jazz opens ticket sales for the 2013 festival with two concerts. Tickets to the first two festival days’ concerts at Tapiolasali are now available at Lippupalvelu. Buy your tickets here. Wed 24 April 2013 SAXOPHONE MASTER CHARLES LLOYD NEW QUARTET featuring Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Gregory Hutchinson...
Hello
by Rajatsi ry - Raahen Rantajatsit Jazz on the Beach Festival on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:39  PDF version
The next and 25th edition of Rantajatsit a.k.a Raahe Jazz on the Beach Festival will be held on July 25-27th 2013. The program will be released in April. This is a news section of our site. Information about concerts and club-events of the winter period is mostly in finnish. http://www.rajatsi.fi/en/jazzonthebeach

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