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


Jazz-Espa and JazzPiknik programme released

The annual Jazz-Espa concert series takes place for the 15th time at the Espa outdoor stage, in the heart of Helsinki. This year Jazz-Espa features six topical Finnish jazz acts from Monday the 28nd of July to Saturday, the 2nd of August.


LightBoxer to tour Finland and Estonia

Saxophonist Markus Holkko’s and guitarist Aki Haarala’s LightBoxer release their second album for a tour in Japan next fall. The Finnish and Estonian fans get to hear the new material first when the band goes on a nine-concert tour between April 2 and May 2. The tour is supported by the Finnish and Estonian Jazz Federations.


Calling for innovative jazz export in 2014

Musician and one of the most active actors in the current Finnish jazz scene, Jussi Fredriksson suggests that the international sales and marketing of Finnish jazz needs much more innovative approach in 2014.