Markus Niittynen Trio is a jazz group comprised of some of the best musicians on the Finnish scene. Niittynen’s fourth EP Flashbacks is freshly released and is now performed by this trio of talent and groove. The group will offer an energetic and rhythmically tight performance, which is inspired by the classic jazz sounds of the 50s and 60s.
Markus Niittynen is a jazz pianist and a composer, that has played in over 20 countries and is part of many finnish jazz combos. He is accompanied by Yrjö-awarded drummer Jussi Lehtonen and bassist Nathan Francis.
Markus Niittynen, piano
Nathan Francis, bass
Jussi Lehtonen, drums
The opening band Joe Hendriksson Quartet consists of students of Sibelius-Academy’s Junior Academy.
Joonatan Hendriksson, piano, clarinet
Eero Dunkel, guitar
Otso Huhtala, bass
Joona Raitakari, drums
Joe Henriksson Quartet at 4.30pm
Markus Niittynen Trio at 5.30
Please only attend when you are healthy! We recommend the use of face masks for everyone aged 15 or older. Please also avoid unnecessary contact to other guests and staff, and take care of good hand hygiene. The safety of the audience is also considered by careful cleaning and arranging safe distances between seats.