Watch and listen

We picked the best bites of UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s recordings in the past decades for you to watch and listen. You’ll find our music in Youtube, Spotify, and Yle Areena.


UMO Helsinki Goes Duo 

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra launched in spring 2020 a new video series that delves into old and new jazz as intimate duo performances. We compile music for this page to listen to and watch, stay tuned!

Standing Alone – Teemu Mattsson & Seppo Kantonen
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most – Mikko Mäkinen & Seppo Kantonen
How Deep Is The Ocean – Mikko Pettinen & Seppo Kantonen
Palo Alto – Max Zenger & Seppo Kantonen
Jerome Kern Keeps Busy – Jouni Järvelä & Seppo Kantonen
Our Place – Tero Saarti & Seppo Kantonen
There Is No Greater Love – Manuel Dunkel & Seppo Kantonen
Crazeology – Kasperi Sarikoski & Seppo Kantonen
Coronation Blues – Jouni Järvelä & Seppo Kantonen
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered – Tero Saarti & Seppo Kantonen
It's Easy to Remember – Manuel Dunkel & Seppo Kantonen
Chelsea Bridge – Kasperi Sarikoski & Seppo Kantonen

UMO Helsinki in YouTube

There are dozens of official as well as unofficial videos of UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra on Youtube. Click, click again, and once more...!

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Jazztasting (in Finnish)
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Jazztasting (in Swedish)
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra – En Ut
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra & Nina Mya – Too Painful to Talk About
UMO Helsinki Ensemble at Savoy: Music of Morricone & Rota
UMO Helsinki Ensemble at Savoy: From Helsinki with Love
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. John Hollenbeck – Das Model / The Model
Remote recording 6/2020
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. Efrat Alony – Yesh Li Sikui
Remote recording 5/2020
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. Ola Onabulé – One Life
Remote recording 5/2020
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s Trumpets – Brassware (360-video)
Alppila Church, Helsinki, 28.4.2020
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. Ola Onabulé – Never Known
Remote recording 4/2020
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra & Paperi T – Resnais, Beefheart & Aalto
Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, 26.10.2019
Long Live UMO! support concert
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, 29.10.2018
Tribute to Prince – UMO feat. Tuomo: Life Can Be So Nice // Under the Cherry Moon
Savoy Theatre, Helsinki 28.11.2018
Gregory Porter & UMO Jazz Orchestra: Real Good Hands
Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, 25.3.2015
UMO flash mob
Forum Shopping Centre, Helsinki, 27.1.2014
UMO & Värttinä: Äijö
Savoy Theatre, Helsinki, 22.3.2018
UMO Jazz Orchestra & Richard Bona: Manyaka O Brazil
Savoy-teatteri, Helsinki, 8.2.2017
Musica nova Helsinki: Pop up concert by UMO and Kari Ikonen
Kamppi Shopping Centre, Helsinki, 6.2.2017
Gregory Porter & UMO Jazz Orchestra (encore): Mona Lisa
Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, 25.3.2015
Paquito D'Rivera & UMO Jazz Orchestra: Chucho
Savoy-teatteri, Helsinki, 13.2.2015
Natalie Cole & UMO Jazz Orchestra
XVIII Festival Jazz de Vitoria-Gazteiz, 1994
UMO & Michael Monroe
Messukeskus, Helsinki, 2015

UMO Helsinki in

Also streams our concerts every now and then. We picked up the best for you! 

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Frozen Petals
Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki 4.3.2021
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Awakening – New Music for Jazz Orchestra
Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki 8.3.2021
Helsinki Philharmonic & UMO Helsinki: Clarinet Heroes
Musiikkitalo, Helsinki 12.2.2021
UMO Helsinki Ensemble at Savoy: Music of Morricone & Rota
Savoy Theatre, Helsinki 12.6.2020
UMO Helsinki Ensemble at Savoy: From Helsinki, with Love
Savoy Theatre, Helsinki 12.6.2020
Helsinki Philharmonic & UMO: Symphonic Ellington
Musiikkitalo, Helsinki 18.9.2018

UMO Helsinki in Yle Areena & Yle Archive

Yle (Yleisradio, Finnish Broadcasting Company) has recorded dozens of UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra's concerts in the past decades, both in radio and TV.

Gregory Porter & UMO at M1 Studio
Grammy winning Gregory Porter and UMO at the legendary Yle Studio M1 in 2015
UMO's Ville & Valle concert for kids
UMO & Club For Five: A New Take on Tango
UMO's Xmas concert with Vesa-Matti Loiri
King of the swing Benny Goodman inspired UMO and Antti Sarpila in 1994
UMO & Mikko Alatalo: Känkkäränkkä (for kids)
Once upon a time... UMO, Satu Sopanen and Sori Circus
Heikki Sarmanto has composed a lot to UMO
UMO was born to love jazz
Carola & UMO
UMO archives at Yle

UMO Helsinki in Spotify

About half of UMO's albums are in Spotify – unfortunately spred under several names (UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, UMO Jazz Orchestra, UMO, and a few soloists). Here are direct links to albums! 

Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
Terra Exotica
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä
Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Itibere Zwarg & Hermeto Pascoal & UMO
Universal Music Orchestra
Nicole Willis & UMO
My Name Is Nicole Willis
Eero Koivistoinen & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Arctic Blues
UMO Jazz Orchestra with Michael Brecker
Live in Helsinki 1995
UMO Jazz Orchestra Meets Magnum Coltrane Price with Nils Landgren & Viktoria Tolstoy
Pepe Ahlqvist & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Mister Blues
Emma Salokoski & UMO
Rytmihyrrä – Rytmyra
UMO Jazz Orchestra
UMO Jazz Orchestra
Jimi Tenor & UMO
Mysterium Magnum
UMO Jazz Orchestra
UMO Jazz Orchestra
Transit People
UMO Jazz Orchestra
A Good Time Was Had By All 1976-1979
UMO Jazz Orchestra
UMO Jazz Orchestra Plays the Music of Muhal Richard Abrams
UMO Jazz Orchestra with Kenny Wheeler & Norma Winstone
One More Time
Heikki Sarmanto with UMO Jazz Orchestra
Kalevala Fantasy
Erkki-Sven Tüür, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Symphony No. 5 - Prophecy for Accordion & Orchestra
Heikki Sarmanto & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Passions of a Man
UMO & Satu Sopanen
Kerkko Koskinen & UMO
Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO Jazz Orchestra
UMO, Vesa-Matti Loiri ja Johanna Försti feat. Gracias
Ville ja Valle
Lenny Pickett with UMO Jazz Orchestra
The Prescription
How Many Sisters?
Stolen Moments
UMO Jazz Orchestra
Helsingin Laulu
UMO Jazz Orchestra
A Good Time Was Had By All
Jimi Tenor feat. UMO Jazz Orchestra
Higher Planes
Sami Pitkämö & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Lauluja rakkaudesta ja vähän muustakin
UMO Jazz Orchestra
UMO Jazz Orchestra
Plays the Music of Koivistoinen & Linkola
Mikko Hassinen & UMO Jazz Orchestra