Jazz Jam & Brew

Thu 8 June 2023 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Thu 15 June 2023 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Thu 29 June 2023 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Thu 20 July 2023 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Thu 27 July 2023 at 7 pm // Konepaja Biergarten, Helsinki

Thu 3rd August 2023 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, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and Pop & Jazz Conservatory.

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 Conservatory.

Line-ups will be updated.

Thu 8.6. // Theme: Latin Jazz
Kasperi Sarikoski (trombone & jam host)
Saara Lehtonen (flute)
Markus Holthoer (piano)
Tuomo Purhonen (bass)
Sami Lehto (drums)

Thu 15.6. // Theme: Twisted Standards
Olli Ojajärvi (saxophone & jam host)
Helmi Hänninen (vocals)
Sonja Kaipainen (piano)
Antti Ahoniemi (bass)
Ilmari Heikinheimo (drums)

Thu 29.6. // IASJ Jazz Meeting Jam Session*  
Line-up TBA
*The Sibelius Academy is the host school of the 2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting (International Association of Schools of Jazz) in Helsinki. About 120 students, teachers, staff, researcher and invited guests from over 20 countries are participating. Performances, workshops, jam sessions, master classes, presentations, discussions.

Thu 20.7. // Theme: Chet Baker 
Mikko Pettinen (trumpet, vocals & jam host)
Matti Saarinen (guitar)
Otso Huhtala (bass)
Mooses Kuloniemi (drums)

Thu 27.7. // Theme: Wayne Shorter
Jouni Järvelä (saxophones & jam host)
Tobias Schenk (piano)
Filemon von Numers (bass)
Joe Peri (drums)

Thu 3.8. // Theme: Satch and Pops – Louis’ Songs
Tero Saarti (trumpet & jam host)
Kirmo Lintinen (piano)
Jussi Hovilainen (bass)
Joel Matikainen (drums)

Photo: Heikki Kynsijärvi

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