The summer program of live jazz music events organized by Jazz Jkl has been published. The main theme of the season has been locality, and several artist guests from Jyväskylä are featured. The program consists of two club series that have already become a tradition.
Verneri Pohjola is one of the 13 nominations for the Nordic Council Music Prize 2021.
In the autumn, a very diverse line of performers will take to the stage of Kangasala House. The program will feature jazz in individual concerts as well as part of the venue's Syksyn Jazzsuora program.
The program for the Pori Jazz soi taas event in Pori's Kirjurinluoto has revealed performers for Thursday 15 July. Saxofophonist Timo Lassy and his trio will be accompanied by Maarit Hurmerinta and Tuomo Prättälä on the legendary Lokkilava in Kirjurinluoto.
The ten finalists of the Helsinki International Big Band Composing Contest have been selected. A record number of composers took part in the contest: 76 composers from 22 countries and 4 continents.
Over 50 organizations have released a plea for equal treatment in corona exit plan, demanding the government to find the political will to expedite solutions.
The Finnish tour of the jazz trio led by trumpet player Mario Rom will start in Helsinki from Odysseus Festival on 25 July and end at Raahe Jazz on the Beach on July 30-31. The band will also visit Tampere and Pori.
At the end of May, Savoy JAZZFest offers nostalgia in its program: the icons of Finnish jazz Jukka Linkola, Quintessence and Jukka Perko will perform at the festival. The Juhani Aaltonen - Strings concert will be postponed until next autumn.
The 32th edition of Raahe Jazz on the Beach will again gather people and music by the sea on the last weekend of July 2021.
Taiteen rahoitus vähenee ensi vuonna 17.5 miljoonaa euroa ja sitä seuraavana 23 miljoonaa euroa. Leikkaukset osuvat järjestökenttään ja vapaisiin taiteisiin kovemmin kuin suurempia summia liikuttelemaan tottuneet poliitikot ehkä tajuavat.