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Jukka Perko Tritone goes on Jazz Finland tour in March

Jukka Perko, one of the most prestigious saxophonists in Finland, tours nine cities with his solid partners-in-crime, bassist Antti Lötjönen and drummer Teppo Mäkynen. The dynamic trio’s repertoire comes from their debut album DIzzy, where the saxophonist makes his long-awaited comeback on the American bebop tradition.


Finnish Music Foundation supports concert production in Finland

Jazz & Etno Finland LIVE is a pilot project that was launched in 2016 to create and test a support model for sustainable funding for concert production in Finland. At the moment only jazz and world music businesses are eligible to apply, but in the future the genre borders will open to comprehend all professional event producers.


Jukka Eskola kicks off 20th anniversary year in Japan

Trumpeter Jukka Eskola celebrates his two-decade career by giving shows in Japan, Germany, Denmark and Finland over this spring. His group Jukka Eskola Soul Trio has been invited to participate in the prestigious BWM Welt Jazz Awards Competition.