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CANCELLED: Lunch Concert: UMO Helsinki – The Nutcracker

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Online concert: UMO Helsinki feat. Nina Mya (1/2)

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UMO Jazz Orchestra feat. Kenny Wheeler & Norma Winstone: One More Time

The One More Time Suite
(Kenny Wheeler)
1. Part 1 3’00
2. part 2 5’47
soloist: Kenny Wheeler (trumpet)
3. part 3: Only A Dream 7’04
(lyrics by Duncan Lamont)
soloists: Seppo Kantonen (piano), Jan Menu (tenor saxophone)
4. part 4 8’40
soloists: Olli ojajärvi (tenor saxophone), Markku Kanerva (guitar), Jouni Järvelä (soprano saxophone) & kenny Wheeler (trumpet)

5. Sea Lady 10’36
(Kenny Wheeler/Norma Winstone)
soloists: Pepa Päivinen (soprano saxophone), Teemu Salminen (flute), Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn)

6. Three For D’reen 4’38
(Kenny Wheeler)
soloist: Seppo Kantonen (piano)

7. Blue For You 4’54
(Kenny Wheeler)
soloists: Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn), Jouni Järvelä (alto saxophone)

8. W.W. 9’58
(KennyWheeler)
soloists: Kenny Wheeler (trumpet), Olli Ojajärvi (tenor saxophone), Tero Saarti (flugelforn), Markku Kanerva (guitar), Markus Ketola (drums)

UMO Jazz Orchestra: 

Jan Kohlin 1. trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi

Jouni Järvelä Alttosaksofoni, Sopraanosaksofonisoolo, Alttosaksofonisoolo, Sopraanosaksofoni

Kari ”Sonny” Heinilä Kapellimestari

Markku Veijonsuo 1. pasuuna

Markus Ketola Rummut, Rumpusoolo

Matti Lappalainen 2. pasuuna

Mikael Långbacka Bassopasuuna

Mikko Pettinen 3. trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi

Olli Ojajärvi Tenorisaksofoni, Tenorisaksofonisoolo

Pekka Laukkanen 3. pasuuna

Pekka Sarmanto Basso

Pentti Lahti Alttosaksofoni

Pertti ”Pepa” Päivinen Baritonisaksofoni, Sopraanosaksofonisoolo, Sopraanosaksofoni

Seppo Kantonen Piano, Pianosoolo

Teemu Salminen Tenorisaksofoni, Huilusoolo, Huilu

Tero Saarti 4. trumpetti, Flyygelitorvisoolo, Flyygelitorvi

Timo Paasonen 2. trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi

Featuring: 

Jan Menu Tenorsax 

Kenny Wheeler Trumpet

Markku Kanerva Guitar

Norma Winstone Vocals 

Recorded: 2000
Published: 2000
Publisher: A-Records
Publisher code: AL 73202
Studio: Arabia Studios, Helsinki