Tag Archives: Eero Koivistoinen

Onnittelut Eero Koivistoinen, 70 – Congratulations

Suomijazzin ja paljon muunkin musiikin voimahahmo Eero Koivistoinen täyttää tänään 70 vuotta. Onnittelut! The multitalented master of Finnish music scene, especially jazz,  Eero Koivistoinen celebrates his 70th birthday today. Congratulations! Tässä pieni kuvakavalkadi uran alkupuolelta 1970-luvulta ja nykyisyydestä tältä vuosikymmeneltä. Eroa … Continue reading

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UMO Jazz Orchestra is now 40 years old. How it looked and sounded as one year old toddler?

Finland’s best big band UMO Jazz Orchestra celebrates this year its 40th anniversary, with a fine history of the band. Congratulations! UMO had its first concert in July 1975 in Pori Jazz Festival. One year later July 18, 1976 I took … Continue reading

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Eero Koivistoinen, hyvää syntymäpäivää – happy birthday

Syntymäpäiväonnittelut Eero Koivistoiselle, yhdelle Suomen johtavista jazzmuusikoista ja säveltäjistä. Tänään tammikuun 13. päivä, 69-vuotiaana, hän on yhä täynnä luomisvoimaa. Syntymäpäiväkorttina on kuvia lähes 39 vuoden takaa Eeron kvintetin keikalta Pori Jazzista vuodelta 1976: Eero Koivistoinen (sax), Olli Ahvenlahti (p), Jukka Tolonen … Continue reading

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Eero Koivistoinen at Koko Jazz Club

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One of the brightest stars of the Finnish jazz, Eero Koivistoinen (ts) played last night 7 March 2013 at Koko Jazz Club in Helsinki. This was the first gig with his new band, Aleksi Tuomarila (p), Jori Huhtala (b) and Jussi Lehtonen (dr). … Continue reading

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Jazz in Vaasa 1971 – epilogue 2012

November last year I published some pictures I had taken at the Vaasa Youth Festival summer 1971. This triggered some interesting responses. The blog and pictures have been viewed about 7 000 times by today. The picture below has been … Continue reading

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UMO Jazz Orchestra & Gil Evans

Jazz lovers were treated well in the concert UMO Jazz Orchestra offered on 26 January 2012 at Savoy Theatre, Helsinki. The orchestra, conducted by Kari Heinilä played the compositions and arrangements by Gil Evans to celebrate his 100th anniversary. The … Continue reading

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Jazzin ja progen taitajia 1971 – Masters of jazz and progressive rock in Finland

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On 18-20 June 1971 a small city of Vaasa in Finland was the center of jazz and progressive rock. Some of the most famous Finnish jazz and rock bands – Tasavallan Presidentti, Karelia, Eero Koivistoinen Quartet featuring Dexter Gordon, DDT … Continue reading

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