Free online concerts in March

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LIVE STREAM: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki: Terra Exotica

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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Awakening – New Music for Jazz Orchestra

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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Frozen Petals

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ON DEMAND: UMO Helsinki Ensemble – Tribute to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

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ON DEMAND: HPO & UMO Helsinki: Clarinet Heroes (and a Lonely Trombone Player)

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UMO and The Finnish Big Band Association organise a reformed composition contest

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CANCELLED: UMO Helsinki & Veronica Swift (US)

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Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: ...
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New album ‘Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä’ challenges conventions of big band music with timeless flair

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ONLINE CONCERT: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: The Nutcracker Suite

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Concert cancellations November 2020 – March 2021

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UMO Jazz Orchestra & Special guest Tim Hagans: Electrifying Miles

1. High Speed Chase 7’58
arr. Tim Hagans
Tim Hagans (tp) & Jouni Järvelä (sax)

2. Prince of Darkness 6’57
arr. Kari Heinilä
Tim Hagans (tp)

3. Spanish Key 9’11
arr. Jarno Savolainen
Pertti Päivinen (bcl), Tim Hagans (tp), Raoul Björkenheim (gtr), Eero Koivistoinen (tsax), Jarno Savolainen (rhodes)

4. What It Is 3’53
arr. Jarno Kukkonen
Tim Hagans (tp)

5. Sanctuary 7’13
arr. Raoul Björkenheim
Tim Hagans (tp), Raoul Björkenheim (gtr)

6. Fast Track- Come Get It 6’46
arr. Jarmo Saari
Part I: Re-charge batteries fast!
Part II: Fasten your seatbelts
Part III: You got it!
Part IV: Hyper Space
Tim Hagans (tp), Raoul Björkenheim (gtr), Mongo Aaltonen (perc), Jouni Järvelä (sax)

7. Nefertiti 6’34
arr. Eero Koivistoinen
Tim Hagans (tp)

8. Calypso Frelimo 12’11
arr. Raoul Björkenheim
Tim Hagans (tp), Pertti Päivinen (sax), Jarmo Savolainen (rhodes)

UMO Jazz Orchestra: 

Eero Koivistoinen Kapellimestari, sax

Esko Heikkinen trumpet

Janne Murto sax

Jouni Järvelä sax

Markku Veijonsuo trombone

Markus Ketola drums

Mikael Långbacka bass trombone 

Mikko Mustonen trombone

Mikko Pettinen trumpet 

Pekka Laukkanen trombonev

Pekka Sarmanto Bass

Pentti Lahti alto sax 

Pertti ”Pepa” Päivinen sax

Teemu Mattsson trumpet 

Teemu Salminen tenor sax 

Timo Paasonen trumpet

Anssi Nykänen drums

Harri Rantanen bass

Jarmo Savolainen Piano, Hammond 

Mongo Aaltonen Percussions 

Raoul Björkenheim Guitar

Tim Hagans Trumpet 

 

Recorded: 1997
Published: 1998
Publisher: A-Records
Publisher code: AL-73153
Studio: Finnvox Studios, Helsinki