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Jazz JKL: Jukka Perko Tritone at Poppari


Puistokatu 2-4


Thu, March 22, 2018

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Jukka Perko, one of Finland’s leading jazz artists, made his first outing with his brand new trio Tritone in April 2017. Featuring a rhythm section from the vanguard of Finnish jazz – Antti Lötjönenon the bass and Teppo Mäkynen on the drums – Tritone issued their debut album on We Jazz Records. Entitled, Dizzy, the effort is a tribute to the great Dizzy Gillespie – the first of its kind for Perko and a long-awaited return from him to the bebop tradition. As a young star, Perko toured in Gillespie’s big band in 1987-88, which gave his career a powerful boost both nationally and internationally. ...

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Finnish Jazz Federation uploaded this event on February 23, 2018

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