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The Porvo Jazz Festival inspires the senses: Pira paves the way for the best jazz gigs in early spring | Finland Today | English News

PORVOO – The Porvoo Jazz Festival is a deep-seated experience that offers some of the best jazz choices in the country.

In early April, Finland Today was greeted by a jazzy and funky group, Peela, in the intimate atmosphere of Vanha 123, a venue built in an old cinema near the city centre.

Helsinki-based Sextet is made up of young players who are more passionate about the jazz territory than their old modern companions.

We came in contact with the silky vocals of Maya Manila. Maya Manila played the keys and sent her shoulder-to-shoulder audience to the trance with her skillful scat.

Drummer Severi Sorjonen was impressed with the solos, rhythms and grooves left in his pockets.

I was very impressed with the relationship between Sami Reponiemi and the saxophone. Many times he just waited and smiled when he heard other players doing them, and when it was his turn, he blew the roof.

After a long rest, experience one of the happiest moments of the beginning of the event season, without face masks or corona stress, while sipping Scottish blended whiskey from the back counter and listening to Pira’s hypnotic groove. Did.

i’m back. Like the good old days.

For those who want to experience something similar, on Friday, the Porvoo Jazz Festival returns to a club-like setting at Hotel Reno on the corner of the old Porvoo, surrounded by cobblestones and old wooden houses dating back to the 18th century.

Bassoon singer Jay Cortehisto, with a 30-year career, takes over the night in his trio.

https://finlandtoday.fi/porvoo-jazz-festival-is-a-treat-to-the-senses-peela-paves-the-way-with-the-best-jazz-gig-of-the-early-spring/ The Porvo Jazz Festival inspires the senses: Pira paves the way for the best jazz gigs in early spring | Finland Today | English News

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