Jazz Jam & Brew

Thu 2 June 2022  at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 9 June 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 16 June 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 30 June 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 14 July 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 21 July 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki
Thu 4 August 2022 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Welcome to the jazz jam sessions at the sunny terrace of Konepaja Biergarten (Bruno Granholmin kuja 1, 00510 Helsinki) – free entrance!

Each houseband is an unique mixture of UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s musicians and other professional jazz musicians, combined with rising start talents from the jazz departments of Sibelius Academy and Metropolia.

Jazz Jam & Brew is organised by UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, Konepaja Biergarten, The jazz department of Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Metropolia Music and Pop & Jazz Conservator and it is supported by MES (Musiikin edistämissäätiö).

(Line-ups and themes will be updated)

2.6. // Theme: Tadd Dameron (cancelled)
Kasperi Sarikoski (trombone & jam session host)
Andreas Sarikoski (piano)
Riku Kovalainen (bass)
Teemu Mustonen (drums)

9.6. // Theme: John Coltrane
Manuel Dunkel (saxophone & jam session host)
Mikael Jakobsson (piano)
Nathan Francis (bass)
Aleksi Heinola (drums)

16.6. // Theme: Charlie Parker
Jouni Järvelä (saxophone & jam session host)
Mikko Innanen (saxophone)
Oskari Siirtola (bass)
Tomi Saikkonen (drums)

30.6. // Theme: Kenny Dorham
Manuel Dunkel (saxophone & jam session host)
Riitta Paakki (piano)
Juuso Rinta (bass)
Henri Lintula (drums)

14.7. // Theme: Horace Silver
Tero Saarti (trumpet & jam session host)
Sonja Kaipainen (piano)
Antti Ahoniemi (bass)
Tommi Rautiainen (drums)

21.7. // Theme: Tadd Dameron
Kasperi Sarikoski (trombone & jam session host)
Andreas Sarikoski (piano)
Riku Kovalainen (bass)
Teemu Mustonen (drums)

4.8. // Theme: Cole Porter
Jouni Järvelä (saxophone & jam session host)
Max Zenger (saxophone)
Kirmo Lintinen (piano)
Juuso Rinta (bass)
John Hollenbeck (drums)

Photo: Heikki Kynsijärvi

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