11.5.2023 The composing contest got 76 participants from 24 countries
The judges are Nikki Iles, Eero Koivistoinen and Ed Partyka  The Helsinki International Big Band Composing Contest, organized every other year by UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and the Finnish Big Band Association, received a record number of ...
21.4.2023 New joint album from UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and Nina Mya is now out  
The jazz singer Nina Mya and UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra have released their joint album Searching My Soul on April 21, 2023 (in digital format only). The album is part of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s Great Voices series, dedicated to ...
23.2.2023 Henriika Steidel-Luoto appointed as the substitute of general manager of the UMO Foundation
Henriika Steidel-Luoto (b. 1991) has been appointed as the substitute of general manager of the UMO Foundation, which runs the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra. Henriika Steidel-Luoto is a versatile professional of music and culture with extensive ...
6.2.2023 Max Zenger appointed as the 2nd alto saxophonist of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra   Read more ->
10.1.2023 The Helsinki International Big Band Composing Contest will be held again in 2023 Read more ->
27.10.2022 UMO is recruiting: 2nd alto saxophone vacancy Read more ->
20.5.2022 Let’s Festival in summer 2022: Torino Jazz Festival, Lahti Organ Festival, Flow Festival, Helsinki Festival & Allas Sea Pool Read more ->
17.1.2022 Last Dance album out on January 28th Read more ->
16.12.2021 Timo Paasonen gets UMO’s first Jaska Prize Read more ->
9.11.2021 Terra Exotica, new album from Jimi Tenor & UMO Read more ->
20.10.2021 Ed Partyka extends with UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra Read more ->
6.10.2021 Freelancer Auditions November 10–12, 2021
9.9.2021 Audience safety at the concerts