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Jukka Eskola Soul Trio releases new album

Trumpeter Jukka Eskola’s Soul Trio releases the long-awaited sophomore album Steamy! on 11 October via Timmion Records. The band celebrates the new album at G Livelab Helsinki on 31 October.


Nordic Jazz Comets top the busy Nordic-French networking season in December

Nordic Jazz Comets, the annual showcase for five up-and-coming Nordic jazz acts, and its French equivalent Jazz Migration, highlight this year’s General Assembly for the French club and festival network Association Jazzé Croisé. The assembly event in Paris on December 2–4 brings together jazz professionals from all over Europe to enjoy music and discuss topical matters. Les Rencontres AJC x Nordic Jazz Comets, is just a cherry on the top of a busy networking season this fall.


Call for performers and producers for Jazz Finland tours in fall 2020 and Jazz-Espa festival

Jazz Finland (Suomen Jazzliitto) produces two tours and supports the production costs of two external tours in the fall of 2020. Additionally, Jazz Finland supports the annual Finnish-French Vapaat äänet tour. Application for the Jazz-Espa Festival 2020, taking place in July–August in Helsinki, can be completed with the same application form. The application is open from October 1 to November 4, 2019.


Bowman Trio releases its second album on 1 November

The new album, Persistence, will be available on vinyl, CD and digital, and it consists of nine fresh original compositions. The ensemble performs at Tavastia on 23 October as an opening act for legendary Roy Ayers.