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We Jazz festival programme completed with Amanda Whiting and Jukka Eskola Soul Trio

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Otto Eskelinen, Olavi Louhivuori and Superposition feat. Elsa Tölli will also perform at the event. Pianist Greg Foat has unfortunately canceled his gig at the festival. We Jazz 2021 will be celebrated from 28 November to 5 December. in different parts of Helsinki.

Praised Welsh harpist Amanda Whiting arrives to perform at the We Jazz Festival on Monday, November 29th.

Jukka Eskola Soul Trio charms with its swing on Tuesday, November 30th. In addition to Jukka Eskola, Mikko Helevä (Hammond organ) and Teppo Mäkynen (drums) play in the band.

On Friday, December 3, a fresh solo performance by Otto Eskelinen, based on material composed for the short animation Neli Kivi, will be heard at Tiivistämö in Suvilahti.

On the opening night of the festival November 28, the top line-up Superposition has been attached to Tavastia together with poet Elsa Tölli. The band, formed by drummer Olavi Louhivuori, saxophonist Linda Fredriksson, saxophonist Adele Sauros and bassist Mikael Saastamoinen, plays creative new jazz and has quickly become a live favorite.

The gigs of Greg Foat 7tet and Gone to the Cats, previously attached to the festival, have unfortunately been canceled. Customers who have purchased a ticket for the canceled gigs have been notified. Tickets can be returned or used for the replacement concerts now released.

Helsinki's largest jazz event, We Jazz, will be held from November 28 to December 5, 2021. More than 30 artists from Finland and abroad will perform at the festival, and the program will be held at 14 venues around the city. Tickets are sold via Tiketti, and some of the concerts are sold out.

The full program of the festival with additional information can be found at wejazz.fi/2021

We Jazz 2021
28.11.–5.12.
 
ARTISTIT
 
Amanda Whiting (UK)
Antti Lötjönen Quintet East
Atomic (SE)
Bremer/McCoy (DK)
Dan Nicholls (UK)
Dark Horse (SE)
Death Hawks Plays Sun Ra
Ilmiliekki Quartet
Innanen/Björkenheim/Mustonen&Aaltonen
Iro Haarla presents: Leo Records
Jason Nazary (US)
Jasper Høiby’s Planet B (DK/UK/FR)
Joona Toivanen Trio
Jukka Eskola Soul Trio
Koma Saxo feat. Sofia Jernberg (SE/DE/FI)
Koma Saxo Industries
Linda Fredriksson Juniper
Lucia Cadotsch Speak Low (CH/SE)
Luokkanen/Tanner
Nik Bärtsch Solo Piano – Entendre (CH)
OK:KO
Olavi Louhivuori
Otto Eskelinen
Pokus (UK)
Riitta Paakki Quartet
(Salakeikka)
Superposition feat. Elsa Tölli
Teddy Rok: Atonal Drums
Timo Lassy Trio
Ville Herrala
We Jazz DJs
Wildflower (UK)
 
VENUES
 
Aleksanterin teatteri
Artek Helsinki
Glasshouse Helsinki
G Livelab Helsinki
GLO Hotel Art (Jugend Hall)
Kahvila Sävy
Kuudes Linja
Salakeikka
Suvilahti: Tiivistämö & Mittarikorjaamo
Tanner
Tavastia
Way Bakery and Wine Bar
Ääniwalli
 
PARTNERS
 
Artek
GLO Hotel Art
Music Finland
Olvi
Pop Media
Radio Helsinki
Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemian jazzmusiikin aineryhmä
Web-Veistämö
 
SUPPORTERS

Goethe-Institut Finnland
Helsingin kaupunki
Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto
Musiikin edistämissäätiö
Nordisk Kulturfond: PULS
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö
Stiftelsen Emilie och Rudolf Gesellius fond
Suomen kulttuurirahasto
Taiteen edistämiskeskus
Thurings Stiftelse
 
PROGRAMME

Sun 28.11. at 12.00 Way Bakery and Wine Bar
JAZZ KIINNOSTAA -BRUNSSI
 
Sun 28.11.at 19.00 Tavastia
TIMO LASSY TRIO
SUPERPOSITION FEAT. ELSA TÖLLI
 
Mon 29.11.at 19.00 GLO Hotel Art Jugend Hall
AMANDA WHITING (UK)
JASPER HØIBY’S PLANET B (DK/UK/FR)
 
Tue 30.11.at 18.00 Artek Helsinki
JUKKA ESKOLA SOUL TRIO
 
Tue 30.11.at 20.00 G Livelab Helsinki
IRO HAARLA PRESENTS: LEO RECORDS
OK:KO
 
Wed 1.12.at 18.00 Kahvila Sävy
TEDDY ROK: ATONAL DRUMS
 
Wed 1.12. at 19.00 Aleksanterin teatteri
NIK BÄRTSCH SOLO PIANO – ENTENDRE (CH)
BREMER/MCCOY (DK)
 
Thu 2.12. at 19.00 Kuudes Linja
ATOMIC (SE)
ILMILIEKKI QUARTET
WE JAZZ DJS
 
Thu 2.12. at 22.00 Ravintola Tanner
WE JAZZ DJS
 
Fri 3.12. at 11.00 G Livelab Helsinki
ADVENTUROUS PROGRAMMING
SUSTAINABLE TOURING
VILLE HERRALA
 
Fri 3.12. at 20.00 Suvilahti: Tiivistämö & Mittarikorjaamo
WILDFLOWER (UK)
DARK HORSE (SE)
ANTTI LÖTJÖNEN QUINTET EAST
KOMA SAXO FEAT. SOFIA JERNBERG (SE/DE/FI)
OTTO ESKELINEN
LUOKKANEN/TANNER
RIITTA PAAKKI QUARTET
WE JAZZ DJS
 
Sat 4.12. at 11.00 G Livelab Helsinki
A LOVE SUPREME (ASHLEY KAHN + INNANEN/BJÖRKENHEIM/MUSTONEN&AALTONEN)
KOMA SAXO INDUSTRIES
 
Sat 4.12. at 18.00 Glasshouse Helsinki
LINDA FREDRIKSSON JUNIPER
 
Sat 4.12. at 20.00 Ääniwalli
POKUS (UK)
JASON NAZARY (US)
DAN NICHOLLS (UK)
LUCIA CADOTSCH SPEAK LOW (CH/SE)
JOONA TOIVANEN TRIO
OLAVI LOUHIVUORI
DEATH HAWKS PLAYS SUN RA
WE JAZZ DJS
 
Sun 5.12.at 15.00 (meet-up 14.00)
SECRET CONCERT

Photo features Amanda Whiting

We Jazz 2021 on Facebook
http://wejazz.fi

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