UMO has a new home at Cable Factory

UMO Jazz Orchestra has moved to Kaapelitehdas region (Cable Factory). Orchestra is rehearsing in the same space with Chamber Orchestra Avanti (Valssaamo, door B) and the office is located nearby on Tallberginkatu 3. Our new […]

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Grammy winner Richard Bona to feature UMO

Cameroonian jazz bassist, singer-songwriter Richard Bona is an enthusiastically anticipated guest of UMO Jazz Orchestra. Savoy Theatre is filled with African rhythms, as Bona performs there with the 16-piece UMO in the beginning if February […]

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The spring season published and on sale

UMO Jazz Orchestra’s spring season 2016 is now published and the tickets to all concerts are on sale. There will be a lot going on from intimate jazz club concerts to visits of international soloists. […]

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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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Paquito D’Rivera revisits UMO

Cuban-American clarinet player, saxophonist, composer and conductor Paquito D’Rivera visits UMO after 27 years. UMO and Paquito D’Rivera go way back to the 1980s when he made friends with Esko Linnavalli, the orchestra’s founder. D’Rivera […]

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