EESTI JAZZLIIT

Estonian jazz musicians received a warm welcome at EFG London Jazz Festival

In November, Estonian jazz reached the EFG London Jazz Festival, where five Estonian bands performed – Weekend Guitar Trio, Kadri Voorand & Mihkel Mälgand, Erki Pärnoja: Efterglow, Heavy Beauty, and Peedu Kass Momentum. John Cumming, the director of the festival, personally praised the performances of Estonians, but several music critics also mentioned the concert in their reviews. The concert was held in the framework of the Estonian Jazz Union and Jazzkaar project “Jazz Present to Europe”.

EFG London Jazz Festival is one of the most important jazz festivals in Europe and it celebrated its 25th birthday this year. Alongside with the world’s most important jazz stars, the following Estonian artists could also be heard – Weekend Guitar Trio, Kadri Voorand & Mihkel Mälgand, Erki Pärnoja: Efterglow, Heavy Beauty, and Peedu Kass Momentum. The concert was held in the framework of the Estonian Jazz Union and Jazzkaar project “Jazz Present to Europe”.

News after the concert:

Photo gallery is available at Estonian Jazz Union FB page and Jazzkaar FB page.

The performance of Weekend Guitar Trio was also broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and can be listened again by clicking HERE

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