Online concert: UMO Helsinki Ensemble – Tribute to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

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Online concert: 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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UMO Helsinki & Veronica Swift

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Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä

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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 – January 2021

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CANCELLED: Lunch Concert: UMO Helsinki – The Nutcracker

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UMO Helsinki: Online Masterclass, Sibelius Academy of the Uniarts Helsinki

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UMO Helsinki: Online Masterclass, University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz

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

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Heikki Sarmanto & UMO Jazz Orchestra: ”Passions of a Man” Kalevala Fantasy

A Suite For Jazz Orchestra. Compositions and cond. Heikki Sarmanto.

Side A:
1. The Fairest One Of All 5’32
2. The promise broken 5’23
3. Leaving For War 3’52
4.  In the Northland 3’46
5. The Three Tasks 3’14

Side B:
1. Maiden of the River 7’18
2. The Death of Lemminkäinen 3’44
3. Mother Searching 5’02
4. Goddess of Light 1’50
5. Return of 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 & Percussion: Esko Rosnell

Acoustic and electric piano: Heikki Sarmanto

Recorded: 1986
Published: 1987
Publisher: Finnlevy
Publisher code: 7007
Studio: MTV Studios, Helsinki