UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra feat. Aili Ikonen & Kyösti Mäkimattila – Yle Radio 1's Muistojen bulevardi – 10th anniversary concert

Kasarmikatu 46-48, 00130 Helsinki
Savoy Theatre

Yle Radio 1's Muistojen bulevardi (Boulevard of Memories), super popular and beloved music program, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2022. That will be celebrated with a live concert at the Savoy Theatre in Helsinki on Tuesday, April 5th.

Yle Radio 1's Muistojen bulevardi (Boulevard of Memories), super popular and beloved music program, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2022. That will be celebrated with a live concert at the Savoy Theatre in Helsinki on Tuesday, April 5th.

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and vocal soloists Aili Ikonen and Kyösti Mäkimattila will perform music familiar from Muistojen bulevardi in front of the live audience. Beloved classics, glorious gems and best of the best evergreens from Frank Sinatra to Laila Kinnunen and from Ella Fitzgerald to Olavi Virta take you on a nostalgic trip decades back.

Jake Nyman from Muistojen bulevardi hosts the evening, conductor Ed Partyka leads the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra.

Duration 2 hours, including intermission.

Aili Ikonen (b. 1982) is one of the best jazz singers in Finland. She is a sought-after soloist whose voice has been compared to both Laila Kinnunen and Ella Fitzgerald. Since 2018 she is also a member of the vocal group Rajaton. She has released three solo albums and several albums with different bands and orchestras. In addition to singing, Ikonen composes and writes lyrics. www.ailiikonen.fi

Kyösti Mäkimattila (b. 1976) is a singer-songwriter and a poet who was crowned Tango Royal of Finland in 2013. Since then, this strong interpreter has become one of the most popular characters of the Finnish dance halls with his dark voice and captivating charisma. Mäkimattila has released ten albums and four anthologies. He has also written hundreds of lyrics for other artists. www.kyostimakimattila.fi

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra is the only professional orchestra in Finland specialised in jazz and new rhythm-oriented music. The big band of 16 musicians plays about 100 concerts every year in Finland and abroad. The orchestra plays a diverse range of modern music that is on the pulse of the times. The programme consists from jazz to soul and classical music, mixing old and new in surprising way, from children to senior citizens. www.umohelsinki.fi

Muistojen bulevardi (Boulevard of Memories) is an oasis for nostalgic music lovers. Beloved beats and evergreen classics of past decades at Yle Radio 1 from Monday to Saturday at 9:05 and Yle Areena. www.yle.fi

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