New records and Finnish colours at jazzahead!

The Partner Country of this year’s Jazzahead was Finland. The event achieved new visitor and participant record: the showcase festival was sold out, and also the Clubnight on Saturday became more popular than the previous year, with a significant visitor increase of over 16%.

To celebrate the occasion, Music Finland also produced a compilation album titled ’Jazz aus Finnland 2017’ in a format of a double 12-inch vinyl. As a hospitaliby item for hose who could not attend Jazzahead but would like to receive their own copy of the compilation are kindly asked to contact export manager Henna Salo, email henna.salo (at)

And don’t forget: you can watch all the 40 showcase concert recordings on the Jazzahead website: