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News -page consists of current topics and interesting articles about jazz in Finland. 




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Mikko Pettinen Why Not released a double album

Multi-instrumentalist Mikko Pettinen and his band Why Not opened the new decade in Eclipse Music's catalog with their epic double album "Two Suites For The Change". Thematic album ponders the state of the world with its wide compositions and out-speaking lyrics. Album was released on 17th Jan 2020 as a vinyl-LP, CD and digitally.



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Eclipse Jazz Club’s winter programme announced

Eclipse Jazz Club announced its first concerts for this winter. Concerts are held in two venues in Tampere: G Livelab and Kulttuuriravintola Kivi. The program includes such treats as Emma-nominee Signe and album release concert of the long-awaited album by Pauli Lyytinen Magnetia Orkesteri. 


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New jazz vocal school founded in Helsinki

Jazz Voice School Helsinki is a vocal school founded by jazz pedagogs Josefiina Vannesluoma and Riikka Keränen. The school offers private and group lessons on singing, basics of popular music, music theory, songwriting and performance coaching. School welcomes all beginners and advanced singers to a jazz singing course starting in February 2020.



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The spring program of April Jazz Club now announced

Spring season 2020 of April Jazz Club presents high-quality program of international and Finnish jazz performers. Program consists of instrumental and vocal jazz, and a couple of visits to soul music with special singer legends. Concerts are held in Tapiola, Espoo.


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Flame Jazz Cruise presents jazz and world music

The 16th Flame Jazz Cruise departures next week, on 25th to 26th January. This year’s theme is World Jazz and programme includes of afrobeat, progressive rock, folk music from Kaustinen, Arabic music and bossa nova, to name a few styles presented.


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G Livelab Helsinki offers a a wide spectre of jazz this spring

G Livelab Helsinki’s just announced spring program offers also many jazz performers, including awarded drummer-producer Teppo Mäkynen’s band 3TM, 1960s favourites presenting Aili Ikonen & Jukka Perko Avara, Icelandic Sunna Gunlaugs Trio feat. Verneri Pohjola, and Australian jazz bassist Linda May Han Oh.