Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Balderin sali
Jazz pianist Joonas Haavisto brings improvisation back to Johann Sebastian Bach´s music. His new arrangements of Bach´s The Well-Tempered Clavier preludes and fugues include lots of improvisation. Joonas has also made a couple of arrangements of jazzstandards in the style of Bach by using the idea of linear counterpoint.
Joonas Haavisto (b.1982) is a Finnish pianist and composer. He is one of the most exciting young jazz musicians coming from the Nordic jazz scene. Joonas joined the world famous Steinway Artist roster in May 2017 and has won several prizes in the international competitions including Jazz Improvizacija 2006 solo piano competition, Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2007 and Jazz Hoeilaart 2010. He was also one of the semi-finalists in Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition 2010. Joonas has performed widely around Europe, USA, Canada and Japan with his groups.
Joonas Haavisto, piano