The largest jazz festival in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area will be arranged for the 32nd time at Tapiola in Espoo 25–29 April 2018. The programme will feature a wide spectrum of Finnish and international rhythm music stars. As in previous years, April Jazz Espoo will be hosted by the Espoo Big Band.

Espoo Big Band ry

The Espoo Big Band Association was established in 1980. The association runs the Espoo Big Band (since 1980) and organizes the April Jazz Festival (since 1986) and the April Jazz Club (since 2016) and produces other concerts and educational events regularly through out the year. In 2016 the association produced 107 performances with over 20.000 participants and over 400 performers. The association’s current executive director is Matti Lappalainen.

email: info(at)ebb.fi
tel. +358 50 5855 221

Board members:

Markku Varhela, chairman
Valtteri Malmivirta, vice chairman
Jim Lappalainen
Eerik Siikasaari
Heikki Westerlund