In the first week of March, top tier jazz will play online for five festival days! The hottest bands in Finnish jazz from Iiro Rantala Flock to the Kaisa Mäensivu Trio perform on the Keikalla.fi service. During the festival week, the audience will also hear free concerts on Facebook Live and interesting discussion programs.
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Double bassist Kaisa Mäensivu presents her new top trio and vocal skills with her fresh album! The album called Hand Picked will be released on Friday, March 5, 2021 by Turku-based record company Flame Jazz Records.
Festival tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 24.2. at 12. If the corona situation permits it, the concert halls will also be opened to the public.
Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen celebrate their new live record release by performing today in a streaming concert at Koko Jazz Club. The album, recorded live at We Jazz Festival, Porvoo Jazz Festival and G Livelab Helsinki, is available today on CD and digitally, with double vinyl to be released at the end of March.
At the Flame Jazz Stream Magnetia Orkesteri, consisting of the tops of domestic jazz led by saxophonist Pauli Lyytinen, will take the stage. The concert will be streamed on Friday 19.2. live from Åbo Svenska Teater's Café Tiljan.
The spring of St. Michel Strings continues in the spirit of jazz. Jukka Perko (saxophone), Toomas Keski-Säntti (piano), Eero Seppä (bass) and Teppo Mäkynen (drums) will arrive at Mikaeli to interpret the music of Charlie Parker, one of the most significant influencers of bebop.
Talambo's concert streamed live at Turku Jazz Festival – Jazz Finland tour moves to fall season 2021
Bass artist Jori Huhtala’s grandious seven-piece Talambo play live at Turku Jazz Festival stream on Friday, 5th of March. The rest of the band's concerts on their Jazz Finland tour are postponed until later in the year.
Elifantree will release a new double album Hachi on February 26, 2021. The album is released by Eclipse Music. The ambitious project involves top drummers from around the world.
The City of Tampere annually gives out the Cultural Achievement of the Year award. The 2020 award was given to G Livelab Tampere, which is a live music venue founded in 2019 in Koskipuisto.
Due to the corona pandemic, the Finnish tour of The Duke Ellington Orchestra planned for April 2021 will be postponed by one year to May 2022.