Theo Bleckmann (GER) feat. Oulu Symphony Orchestra & UMO Helsinki

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UMO Helsinki with Nikki Iles & Mike Walker (UK) – open rehearsal

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Heikki S. von Hertzen Memorial Concert: Osmo Ikonen Band feat. UMO Helsinki Horns

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UMO Helsinki & Pink Twins feat. Kadi Vija play Twin Peaks – Music of Angelo Badalamenti & David Lynch

The artist duo Pink Twins, ie....
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Aili Ikonen feat. UMO Helsinki

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Let’s Festival in summer 2022: Torino Jazz Festival, Lahti Organ Festival, Flow Festival, Helsinki Festival & Allas Sea Pool

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UMO Helsinki with Nikki Iles & Mike Walker (UK)

Award winning British pianist,...
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Jazz Jam & Brew

Welcome to the jazz jam sessio...
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UMO Helsinki feat. Guillermo Klein: Tango ARG–FIN

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AUF: Avanti, UMO Helsinki & Fibo – Music Unlimited with Rajaton

AUF orchestras aka Avanti! Cha...
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Torino Jazz Festival: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki – Terra Exotica

Jimi Tenor and the UMO Helsink...
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Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra & UMO Helsinki: May Day Matinee

Celebrating the May Day atmosp...
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Teemu Mattsson

b. 1975

Teemu Mattsson studied at Sibelius Academy, like many other musicians at the UMO Jazz Orchestra, and got to collaborate already early on, through the Academy’s concert productions, with several international names including Ron McClure, Wayne Krantz, Dave Liebman, Jim Beard, and Palle Mikkelborg. In addition to the UMO Jazz Orchestra, Mattsson plays in the Riku Niemi Orchestra and Sointi Jazz Orchestra. He has also played on many pop artists’ records – among the most unusual being with the Finnish group, Martti Servo ja Napander. He also works as a musician at Svenska Teatern (the Swedish Theatre) in Helsinki.

Mattsson gets into music with his whole being and possesses a great sense of rhythm. He composes music for his own quintet, which has released two albums: Teemu Mattsson (2006) and Intuition (2008). Mattsson’s role at UMO is to play the lead trumpet, but in his own quintet he is heard more often as a soloist.