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Reaching the Milestone 50th Birthday, Jimi Tenor!

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Jimi Tenor celebrates a milestone on Thursday at the Koko Jazz Club in Helsinki, Finland with a reunion of his 2003 line up big band tour that visited North Sea & Montreaux Jazz Festivals. Joining Tenor will be from the UK, Terry Edwards (Gallon Drunk, the Higsons, Big Sexy Noise) & Hillary Jeffrey (Keith Tippett’s Tapestry, The Kilimanjaro Dark Jazz Ensemble), and Finland’s own all star line up, Jukka Eskola (Five Corners Quintet, Jukka Eskola Orquesta Bossa, Nuspirit Helsinki) , Juha Jay Kortehisto (Screaming Jay & the Bones, Ricky Tick Big Band), Timo Lassy (Teddy Rok Seven, Timo Lassy Band), Timo Hirvonen (Severi Pyysalo & the Mokners, Kauko Röyhkä), Ilkka Mattila (Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu) , Abdissa “Mamba” Assefa (Itetune, Giant Robot), Jussi Lehtonen (U-Street All Stars, Fabulous Finnish Funky Five) & Tero Lindberg (Lauri Porra, Kaj Chydenius). Doors open at 20:00, Tickets 15/10€. Chances of all these musicians being together again any time soon are RARE! Don’t miss it!

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