CANCELLED | Indo-Jazz Concert

Ala-Malmin tori 1, 00700 Helsinki

The concert has unfortunately been cancelled.

The concert has unfortunately been cancelled.

You can seek reimbursment of the ticket price via the following link by 22 April 2023:

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Indo-Jazz Concert with Classical Indian Musicians and Finnish Jazz Musicians playing together.

Indian Artists:

Ustad Mustafa Raza (Vichiter Veena) belongs to Beenkar, Patiala & Moradabad schools of Music. These schools play an important role in the Indian Classical Music world. Mustafa Raza introduced & popularized his instrument to the Western audience. He has developed his personal style of Gayakiang for Raga expression of the artists, which requires refined, and spirit only developed from everlasting practice.

Ustad Rafiuddin Sabri (Tabla) was born in a musician’s family in Delhi. He is said to be one of the leading Tabla players in India, and his inimitable style and improvisation has earned him a great amount of recognition in India and abroad. As a Tabla player he is one of the earliest in Delhi to take to World music on a regular basis and has been experimenting towards achieving synthesis of Indian and Western music.

Finnish Artists:

Antero Priha is one of the most employed freelancer-trumpetists in Finland. He has played in many big bands and smaller bands on their albums and live gigs both from the jazz and rock field. Priha has been an essential member of i.a. J. Karjalainen's Mustat Lasit and his own, groovy band Breadmachine. Best known as the drummer of the improvisation trio Black Motor, Simo Laihonen has, in addition to jazz and improvised music, also performed rock, modern folk and various traditional forms of music as well as playing in dance, theatre and other multidisciplinary projects

PUHTI is a new "chamberlike" band with two woodwinds and cello. The musicians of PUHTI Trio are Juho Kanervo, Pepa Päivinen & Jorma Tapio. All of them have strong backgrounds in jazz, improvised music, and classical music. The music of the band is colorful and interesting ranging from strictly composed material to intuitive improvisation. All the compositions are by the band. Different woodwind instruments make the band’s sound rich and dynamic.