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Funky Finns & UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra at Taidetehdas

Courtesy of Finnish Jazz Federation | Posted on February 11, 2024


Läntinen Aleksanterinkatu 1


Wed, March 20, 2024

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UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
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Big Soul With a Tight Groove!
Funky Finns is a brand new Finnish soul band, well known to many for its great line-up and the fantastic songs and videos that were released and produced remotely during the pandemic. During this concert tour, Funky Finns joins forces with the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and the band’s music is performed for the first time in arrangements for big band. The vocalists are the front men of the band, Mikko Pettinen (also known as a trumpet player in UMO) and Antti Kleemola as well as their guitarist Onni Lonka. The rapper Bentality, who also featured on Funky Finns’ album, brings his own energetic contribution to the concert....

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