© Hiroyuki Seo

© Maarit Kytöharju

© Colin Eick

© Cees van der Ven & Francesca Patella

Linton Kwesi Johnson & Dennis Bovell Dub Band
Saturday 1 November Klubi
Takuya Kuroda
Friday 31 October Old Customs House Hall
Mikko Innanen 10+
Sunday 2 November Old Customs House Hall
Mathias Eick Quintet
Saturday 1 November Old Customs House Hall
Perch Hen Brock & Rain
Sunday 2 November Old Customs House Hall

Published on

Finnish Jazz Federation, the umbrella organisation of Finnish Jazz, awarded drummer Markku Ounaskari with the Yrjö award on Friday 31 October at Tullikamarin Pakkahuone, Tampere Jazz Happening. The Yrjö is the most prestigious jazz prize in Finland. The Varjo-Yrjö, granted by the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yleisradio, was given to the Turku-based jazz society Flame Jazz. In addition to the two prizes, the Andania prize, to honour a life’s work in the field of jazz, was given to Juha Söder. Söder has been an active and long-standing member and the President of the Finnish Jazz Federation.

Read more