Upcoming concerts

UMO: Family Reunion of Blues

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This concert features UMO Jazz Orchestra’s renditions of blues in its different forms. UMO takes it from the boogie of jump-blues, all the way to delicate blue moods of misery.

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Tue 7th July at 7 pm, Espa Stage, Helsinki

Free entry

Club For Five & UMO: Mononen & Kärki – A New Take On Tango

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Club For Five vocal ensemble and UMO Jazz Orchestra visits Jyväskylän kesä festival in July. The collaboration gives a tour of tango with a difference: evergreens by Unto Mononen and Toivo Kärki in new, innovative and entertaining versions.

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Thu 9th July at 7 pm, Jyväskylän kesä festival, Jyväskylä

28 € / 18 € from Lippupiste

UMO 40th Anniversary Concert Series: UMO 1975-2015

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UMO Jazz Orchestra celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. UMO visits Jazz-Espa festival on Friday 7th August. The concert concentrates on Finnish compositions from e.g. Mikko Hassinen, Kari “Sonny” Heinilä, Jarmo Savolainen and the band leader, conductor Kirmo Lintinen.

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Fri 7th August at 5.30 pm, Espa Stage, Helsinki

Free entry.


UMO’s year 2014 in figures

In 2014 UMO Jazz Orchestra reached 28 020 listeners and produced 61 concerts. 39 % of UMO’s repertoire was Finnish. UMO is one of Finland’s most significant employer’s of artists in jazz: in 2014 UMO worked with over 70 […]

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