We Jazz 2013, the newest week long jazz happening in Helsinki, Finland was launched this week’s Monday with a great concert in Alexander Theatre. – Enjoy the picture cavalcade.
Opening by the maestro of We Jazz, Matti Nives.
M.A. Numminen performed a jazz poem with a strong link to Beat Generation.
M.A. Numminen preparing for his performance.
M.A Numminen telling about his first visit in this theatre some 50 years ago.
M.A Numminen in the beat mood.
Mikko Innanen (sax & all kind of pipes) and Andrew Cyrille (dr) gave us a show of free improvisation.
Mikko Innanen and Andrew Cyrille
Time to thank the audience.
Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa tuned us to the moods of Latin jazz.
The band getting ready.
Peter Engberg (g) and Ville Herrala (b)
Jaska Lukkarinen (dr), Pope Puolitaival (sax) and Jukka Eskola (tp)
Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa
The night was completed with the beautiful music of the highly skilled Swiss trio VEIN Michael Arbenz, p, Thomas Lähns, b and Florian Arbenz, dr) with Greg Osby in sax. (Unfortunately I did not get a picture of the trio, only Osby.)
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, Petri “Pope” Puolitaival
, Ville Herrala
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