Anders Jormin (SWE), Jim Black (US) & Seamus Blake (US) meet the Sibis Jazz Faculty

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 19:00 to 22:45
Koko Jazz Club
Tickets: 27,50
The concert forms part of Sibis Jazz Camp.

An evening with three ensembles of top Finnish musicians performing with internationally distinguished jazz musicians. Swedish bass player Anders Jormin and drummer Jim Black and sax player Seamus Blake from the USA are at the pinnacle of their profession. Anders Jormin has an honorary doctorate from the Sibelius Academy and is a good friend and frequent visitor, while Jim Black and Seamus Blake are visiting the Sibelius Academy for the first time. The concert forms part of Sibis Jazz Camp, organised by the Jazz Department at the Sibelius Academy to bring international jazz musicians to work with local teachers and to keep up with the latest trends.

Anders Jormin Ensemble
Mirja Mäkelä, vocals
Mia Simanainen, vocals
Riitta Paakki, piano
Joonas Haavisto, piano
Ville Pynssi, drums
Verneri Pohjola, trumpet
Panu Savolainen, vibes
Teemu Viinikainen, guitar
Anders Jormin, bass

Seamus Blake Ensemble
Mikko Helevä, hammond
Mikko Karjalainen, trumpet
Jussi Lehtonen, drums
Risto Toppola, guitar
Tuure Koski, bass
Tuomas Turunen, piano
Seamus Blake, saxophone

Jim Black Ensemble
Jussi Kannaste, saxophone
Jarno Kukkonen, guitar
Pekka Luukka, guitar
Kari Ikonen, piano,keys
Jori Huhtala, bass
Tuomas Timonen, drums
Jim Black, drums

Tickets: EUR 27.50 (Tiketti, organised by Koko Jazz Club)

Further information:
Ulla Havulehto, 050 384 3451, ulla.havulehto(at)