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4.3.2021
19:00

Savoy Theatre,

5.3.2021
18:00

Logomo, Köydenpunojankatu 14, Turku

CANCELLED:

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra & Veronica Swift

Conductor Ed Partyka

 

Thu 4th March 2021 at 7 pm // Savoy JAZZFest, Savoy Theatre, Helsinki

Fri 5th March 2021 at 6 pm // Turku Jazz Festival, Logomo, Turku


4.3.2021
19:00

Savoy Theatre,

5.3.2021
18:00

Logomo, Köydenpunojankatu 14, Turku

Update February 6th: 

Due to situation, Veronica Swift & UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s concerts at Savoy JAZZFest and Turku Jazz Festival will be cancelled. 

Savoy Theatre: Ticket price will be refunded. More information at www.savoyteatteri.fi. Savoy Theatre informs about the festival plans later in February. 

Turku Jazz Festival: The festival will go online, but the big band concerts will be left out of the program. The festival will inform about ticket returns, exchanges and the program of the streaming festival on week 6.

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UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and American singer Veronica Swift will perform at the Savoy JAZZFest and the Turku Jazz Festival in March.

The concert program features jazz classics that Swift, acclaimed as a scat singer, shapes into a new form. Orchestral arrangements of Swift’s repertoire are arranged by UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s artistic director Ed Partyka (US), who also conducts the concerts.

Veronica Swift is a 26-year-old American jazz and Bebop singer. As an offspring of very musical family, she started touring at the age of 9, and her debut album Veronica’s House of Jazz was released the same year in 2004. Swift has released four solo albums, graduated from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and toured with numerous top musicians, e.g. with Benny Green and Wynton Marsalis. www.veronicaswift.com

The Savoy JAZZFest will be held for the third time on 4–7th of March 2021. The main theme of the festival is “With Strings,” meaning jazz and rhythm music ensembles reinforced with strings. The artistic director of Savoy JAZZFest is trumpet player Jukka Eskola. The rest of the festival program will be announced in January. www.savoyteatteri.fi

Finland’s second oldest jazz festival Turku Jazz has delighted music fans with its unique atmosphere since 1969 and will do it again 4–7th of March 2021. Most of the performances take place on one of the three stages of Logomo’s Teatro venue. Venues and performers for the other days of the festival will be announced during January. www.turkujazz.fi

Photo: Bill Westmoreland

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