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UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra with Nikki Iles & Mike Walker (UK) at G Livelab

Posted by Finnish Jazz Federation on June 17, 2022

Where

G Livelab
Yrjönkatu 3, 00120
Helsinki
Map
+358 44 0223007

When

Thu, September 8, 2022
16:00

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Musicians

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra

About

Award winning British pianist, composer and conductor Nikki Iles – fresh from working with the HR and NDR Radio big bands in Germany – brings her music to the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra alongside her long time musical partner, the formidably creative guitarist, Mike Walker.
This music marks a new chapter in Nikki Iles’ long and distinguished career in British Jazz, gathering together her commissions from over the years, new orchestrations and new compositions commissioned by UMO.
Pieces are inspired, for example, by pianist Geri Allen, UK socialist MP Red Ellen (1891–1947) and the huge skies across the landscapes of the Fens in eastern England....

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