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jaZZanti-konsertti: Iro Haarla & John Hollenbeck duo at Hakasalmen Huvila

Posted by Finnish Jazz Federation on July 19, 2022


Hakasalmen Huvila
Mannerheimintie 13 B


Mon, August 15, 2022

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Iro Haarla & John Hollenbeck duo, Iro Haarla


Iro Haarla: piano and John Hollenbeck: drums
The first meeting of two respected composers and musicians. In the concert, we will hear the compositions of both of them from their extensive repertoires as new interpretations. A unique concert awaits!
Iro Haarla is one of Finland’s most famous jazz composers and musicians. She has made several notable and acclaimed recordings together with top Finnish and international musicians. Iro has received the Jazzliitto’s Yrjö award in 2006 and the Finnish Jazz Legend award in 2020 from Music Archive Finland.
John Hollenbeck is a renowned composer, drummer, band leader and teacher. He was professor of drumming and improvisation at the Jazz Institute Berlin in 2005-2016 and in 2015, he joined the Faculty of McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in Montreal as a professor of drumming. Perhaps his most famous band is the Claudia Quintet, which has also visited Finland, in addition to this, he has e.g. large ensemble John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble....

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