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RIIKKA KERÄNEN

RIIKKA KERÄNEN

At the Porvoo Jazz Festival’s Vanha 123 concerts, the audience is always served two gigs with one ticket. The gigs will start at the same time on stages 1 and 2 at 8pm and after a short break at 9.15pm the audience will change the stage and hear the other performer of...

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ostrobothnia jazz sextet

ostrobothnia jazz sextet

Jazz and folk music from the Swedish-speaking coast of Ostrobothnia. At Vanha 123, the public is always served two experiences with one ticket. The gigs start in halls 1 and 2 at the same time, and after a short break, the audience switches places and hears the second...

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LAILA biali

LAILA biali

The multi-awarded Canadian singer-composer-pianist and CBC radio host, Laila Biali, is a master of combining different genres. Taking spices from rock, pop and soul, she combines the flavors into her own distinctive jazz sound. This has brought results and she has...

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Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa feat. Nina Mya

Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa feat. Nina Mya

Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa is a combo of a well-known jazz quintet and a string quartet - the famous Proton String Quartet - which highlights the musical soundscapes. The Eskola’s group performs its own compositions as well as Bossa nova and jazz standards adapted to...

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KIKOSKI-MÄENSIVU-PERI

KIKOSKI-MÄENSIVU-PERI

At the Porvoo Jazz Festival’s Vanha 123 concerts, the audience is always served two gigs with one ticket. The gigs will start at the same time on stages 1 and 2 at 8pm and after a short break at 9.15pm the audience will change the stage and hear the other performer of...

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ZIKIZIKI

ZIKIZIKI

FAMILY FRIENDLY ORCHESTRA ZIKIZIKI. A Brand new project catered for kids and all people young at heart has been created for the 10th anniversary Porvoo Jazz Festival. Compositions by singer-songwriter Elina Brooks take the audience to a journey from ant hill to the...

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OLLI AHVENLAHTI: THE POET

OLLI AHVENLAHTI: THE POET

Olli Ahvenlahti tuskin esittelyjä kaipaa, sillä hän on yksi maamme merkittävimmistä musiikkivaikuttajista. Komea ura genrerajoja rikkovana pianistina, säveltäjänä, kapellimestarina, sovittajana, jazzmuusikkona sekä suosittuna tv-esiintyjänä on tehnyt Olli...

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NUIJAMIEHET

NUIJAMIEHET

The unexpected return of the Nuijamiehet! The young and bright students of the jazz department of Sibelius Academy formed a band called Nuijamiehet in 1996 to perform their own musical ambitions and rather special compositions. The ambitious band was perhaps ahead of...

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10TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: LINDA FREDRIKSSON JUNIPER

10TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: LINDA FREDRIKSSON JUNIPER

Porvoo Jazz Festival was born 10 years ago and we want to celebrate it together with the best possible jazz music out there! Our 10th anniversary concert will be held at a new location at Porvoo's old railway station in a historical locomotive garage called...

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Jazz Tour w/ Olli Ahvenlahti

Jazz Tour w/ Olli Ahvenlahti

Since our festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary, we wanted to come up with something new and unique. That's why this year we are going to make a trip to the most beautiful locations in Porvoo for a music-filled jazz tour by foot. The absolute grand master of...

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