Jazz group Kokko Quartet will tour Australian jazz clubs in December. The tour is organized in co-operation with Australia Northern Europe Liaisons, whose founder Henk Van Leeuwen saw Kokko Quartet play at Jazz Finland Festival in Helsinki last year. See tour dates below.
Kokko Quartet, who represented Finland at jazzahead! showcase in 2013, have scheduled their new album Orient Express for release in summer 2016.
Kaisa Siirala, saxophones and flutes
Johanna Pitkänen, piano
Timo Tuppurainen, bass
Risto Takala, drums
03/12 - Melbourne Bennetts Lane Jazz Club (Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival)
04/12 - Castlemaine Old Gaol
05/12 - Brisbane Jazz Club
07/12 - Canberra Embassy of Finland
08/12 - Sydney Foundry 616 Jazz Club
09/12 - Melbourne Paris Cat Jazz Club