On All Saints Weekend 2022 Tampere Jazz Happening filled the Tullikamari Square with modern jazz for the 41st time. Over the course of four days, a total of 25 ensembles performed at the event, with musicians from 14 different countries. As usual, the festival was praised for its warm atmosphere and versatile program offering guests both young and old a chance to experience the beautiful music of modern contemporary jazz
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Tampere Jazz Happening 2023
The 42nd edition of Tampere Jazz Happening will take place on 2–5 November 2023. The programme will be published in September 2023.
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The flagship of modern jazz, Tampere Jazz Happening, was founded in 1982. In the beginning it was organised by the jazz-club Break in conjunction with the City of Tampere’s cultural board. Tampere Jazz Happening’s unprejudiced and first-rate programme has turned the festival into one of Europe’s most intriguing jazz happenings. The programme highlights the influence of concert, rock and ethnic music on the development of modern jazz. The concerts are held at venues around the Old Customs House square: Restaurants Klubi and Telakka and at the Old Customs House Hall. The annual festival takes place at the turn of October.