Live stream: UMO Helsinki feat. Kalevi Louhivuori Play Late Brookmeyer

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Savoy JAZZFest: Rebekka Bakken sings Tom Waits feat. UMO Helsinki

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Live stream: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra – Northern Lights

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Last Dance album out on January 28th

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Last Dance – New Music for Jazz Orchestra by Ed Partyka

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Timo Paasonen gets UMO’s first Jaska Prize

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Audience outreach: The Story of Jazz – UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. Adele Sauros

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RESCHEDULED: Audience outreach: Oulunkylä junior high school & UMO Helsinki: The Music Factory – “Circle of 365”

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Album release concerts: UMO Helsinki – Last Dance, New Music for Jazz Orchestra by Ed Partyka

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RESCHEDULED: UMO Helsinki feat. Aili Ikonen & Kyösti Mäkimattila – Muistojen bulevardi, 10th Anniversary Concert

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Manuel Dunkel

b.1971

Saxophonist Manuel Dunkel (b. 1971) established his position as one of the prominent voices in the Finnish scene around the mid-1990s. He has been a member of UMO Jazz Orchestra since 1994. Dunkel formed his own quartet in 1996, and to date he has released five albums with the group. He has collaborated with such international names as Paul Jackson, Rick Margitza and Kenny Wheeler, and played in several Finnish bands, e.g. in Jukka Perko’s Hurmio and Espoo Big Band. With his own quartet Dunkel has performed e.g. in Belgium and France and as a featured soloist e.g. in Japan, Sweden and Turkey. In 2011 Dunkel received prestigous Yrjö-award from the Finnish Jazz Federation.

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