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2012 Tampere Jazz Happening: Tampere, Finland, November 1-4, 2012

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 1-4, 2012
Here's another veteran jazz festival, and one which has been gaining increasing international recognition during recent years. This is a Happening with a personality. A distinct orientation to its programming, and a taste for the more adventurous aspects of jazz. The Finnish ...

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2010: Days 3-4, November 6-7, 2010

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 4-7, 2010

While most festivals aim to keep the energy, commitment and creativity levels high, few succeed at starting with a high bar and raising it continuously throughout the course of the event. While the first two days of ...

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2010: Day 2, November 5, 2010

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 4-7, 2010

Day two of Tampere Jazz Happening kicked the festival into high gear, with a terrific line-up at both the festival's primary venues: Pakkahuone's Old Customs House Hall, which seats upwards of a thousand people and is used ...

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2010: Day 1, November 4, 2010

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 4-7, 2010

Winter may be approaching in Tampere, Finland, and the days getting shorter, but that only provides a better reason to stay inside and check out some of the country's most forward-thinking jazz artists at Tampere Jazz ...

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2008

Read "Tampere Jazz Happening 2008" reviewed by Donald Elfman

The town of Tampere in Finland grew up as a place of industry--it was called the Manchester of the North--and that sense of incredibly dedicated industry is present in its annual Jazz Happening. The event is just one of many festivals presented in this town of some 200,000 people and is part of a triumvirate of ...

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Jazz Happening in Tampere, Finland

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 1-4, 2007

Tampere, Finland, about 2 hours north of the capital Helsinki, was established in 1775 when the country was still part of the Kingdom of Sweden. Because of its proximity to two lakes separated in height by 18 meters, with rapids connecting them, Tampere was ...

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The Tampere Jazz Happening, Helsinki, Nov. 2-5, 2006

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After a long, atypically warm fall, snow came early to Tampere this year. The massive storm that swept across Northern Europe on November 1st left a thick blanket of the stuff covering Finland from Helsinki in the south to Tampere, 180 kilometers to the north, and beyond; an accompanying precipitous drop in temperature insured the six-foot ...