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Isaiah Collier & The Chosen Few. Photo: Maarit Kytöharju.

Versatile Tampere Jazz Happening 2022 Culminated in Spiritual Jazz

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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Jukka Eskola Yrjö Award Tampere Jazz Happening 2022

Jazz Finland and Yle Jazz Radio Decorated Jazz Powerhouses in Tampere – Yrjö Award to Trumpeter Jukka Eskola

inland’s most prestigious jazz awards were celebrated on the 4th of November at Tampere Jazz
Happening. Jazz Finland granted the Yrjö prize to trumpeter-bandleader Jukka Eskola, and
acknowledged drummer-influencer Reiska Laine with the Andania Award for lifetime achievement
in Finnish jazz. Yle Jazz Radio presented their “Shadow-Yrjö” recognition to Sibelius Academy’s
student advisor Anne Etelätalo.

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