Free online concerts in March

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LIVE STREAM: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki: Terra Exotica

When Jimi Tenor and UMO collab...
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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)

Update 28.1.2021:  Live strea...
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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)

Update February 6th:  Due to ...
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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

Released on 11 December 2020, ...
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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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Heikki Sarmanto & UMO Jazz Orchestra: Kalevala Fantasy

1. Dance Of Temptations 4’49
2. The Fairest One Of All 5’32
3. The Promise Broken 5’24
4. Leaving For War 3’53
5. In The Northland 3’38
6. The Three Tasks 3’16
7. Maiden Of The River 7’20
8. The Death of Lemminkäinen 3’45
9. Mother Searching 5’05
10. Goddess of Light 1’51
11. Return To Life 3’52

UMO Jazz Orchestra conducted by Heikki Sarmanto

Reeds: Pentti Lahti, Teemu Salminen, Juhani Aaltonen, Eero Koivistoinen, Pertti Päivinen

Trumpets: Esko Heikkinen, Simo Salminen, Jörgen Petersen, Heikki Haimila, Timo Paasonen

Trombones: Mircea Stan, Juhani Aalto, Mikael Långbacka, Pekka Laukkanen

Guitar: Otto Berger

Bass: Pekka Sarmanto

Drums and percussion: Esko Rosnell

Acoustic and electric piano: Heikki Sarmanto

Recorded: 1986
Published: 1992
Publisher: Warner Music Finland, Finlandia Records
Publisher code: 1576-59936-2
Studio: MTV Studios, Helsinki