16th Annual Nordic Jazz Festival goes June 17-22 in Washington

The DC Jazz Festival Artist in Residence Orrin Evans is planning a tribute to Sweden’s E.S.T. trio and the late Esbjorn Svensson. It’ll be featured at next month’s 16th Annual Nordic Jazz Festival in Washington.

The event is a presentation of The DC Jazz Festival and the Nordic Embassies to the United States.

Three concerts are scheduled:

  • June 17 at the Embassy of Finland: Joonas Haavisto Trio and Kresten Osgood/Cooper Moore.
  • June 21 at Arena Stage at The Mead Center: The Orrin Evans Trio will present a tribute to the Swedish trio E.S.T. Its leader, Esbjorn Svensson passed in June 2008. The Joonas Haavisto Trio will open.
  • June 22 at the Embassy of Norway: Ole Mathisen Renderings Quartet and Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio.

For more, visit finlandabroad.fi.

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