UMO Helsinki Ensemble: The Blues and the Abstract Truth

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ONLINE CONCERT: UMO Helsinki Ensemble feat. Annimaria Rinne: Great American Songbook

The UMO Helsinki Ensemble toge...
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Accessible Orchestras pilot brings virtual concerts to senior centre in Helsinki

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ONLINE CONCERT: Portraits of Silence – UMO Helsinki, Anna-Maria Helsing, Mirja Mäkelä

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Record number of participants in the renewed composing contest

The Jury includes Bob Mintzer ...
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Free online concerts in March

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CANCELLED: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki: Terra Exotica

Updated 15.3.2021:  The live ...
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ON DEMAND: UMO Helsinki: Awakening – New Music for Jazz Orchestra

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ON DEMAND: 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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UMO Jazz Orchestra Meets Magnum Coltrane Price with guest stars Nils Landgren & Viktoria Tolstoy: Supermusic

1. Nekoti Rock (5:04)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Nils Landgren (trombone)

2. Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow (Baretta’s Theme) (3:07)
(David Grusin/Morgan Ames, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Pertti Päivinen (baritone sax)

3. Stuck in a Dream (6:36)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Magnus Lindgren)
solo: Olli Ojajärvi (tenor sax)

4. Giving Up (6:22)
(Van McCoy, arr. by Pessi Levanto)

5. Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (5:20)
(Allen Toussaint, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Teemu Salminen (tenor sax)

6. Hangover Sex (4:39)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solos: Erik Söderlund (electric guitar), Jouni Järvelä (alto sax)

7. Just Kissed My Baby (5:08)
(Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli & George Porter Jr., arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Nils Landgren (trombone)

8. Brown Sugar (4:24)
(Michael Archer & Ali Shaheed Muhammed, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Seppo Kantonen (Fender Rhodes)

9. Believe (5:52)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Magnus Lindgren)
solo: Olli Ojajärvi (tenor sax)

10. Mag Runs the Voodoo Down (6:11)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solos: Erik Söderlund (electric guitar), Seppo Kantonen (grand piano)

11. D.M.S.R. (Dance, Music, Sex, Romance) (7:57)
(Prince, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solos: Erik Söderlund (electric guitar), Tero Saarti (trumpet), Nils Landgren (trombone)

12. My Way 2 Say (6:16)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Magnus Lindgren)
solos: Mikko Pettinen (trumpet), Seppo Kantonen (Grand Piano)

13. Remember to Forget (3:29)
(Magnum Coltrane Price, arr. by Pessi Levanto)
solo: Nils Landgren (trombone)