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Artists

Piip & Tuut

Place:Museum Of Coastal Folk
Time:07.11; 08.11 at 9.30 ja 11.00; 09.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 40 min

It`s a private theatre, formed by two actors and named by their clown characters Piip and Tuut. They have been performing together as a clown duo since 1998 and established Piip and Tuut Playhouse in 2010 in Tallinn...

Estonian Dixieland Band

Place:Jussi Õlletuba
Time:09.11 kell 20.00
Duration:ca 3 h

Estonian Dixieland Band, founded in 2009, is a bunch of friends who each have a background in classical music. Their music studies have taken them all over the world - Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, USA. At one point, members realized, that not classical music, but one century old Dixieland jazz music makes their heart beat faster. It's totally normal to feel a sudden urge to dance when these guys are playing.

Viimsi Musik School Jazz Band

Place:Haabneeme School hall
Time:10.11 kell 12.15
Duration:ca 1 h

Jazz Band has been made in Viimsi Music Scool for more than 10 years. Last very joung staff started it's stage activity on January 25th. 2014 with concert under leadership of Finland's wellknown jazz musician - trombonist, composer and conductor Petri Juutilainen. Leader of Viimsi Music School Jazz Band is Ott Kask.

Men Quartet Of Tallinn City Theatre

Place:Viimsi School hall
Time: 10.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 80 min

Men Quartet Of Tallinn City Theatre:
Mart Toome
Veiko Tubin
Mikk Jürjens
Andero Ermel

Nele - Liis Vaiksoo

Pace:Viimsi School hall
Time: 10.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 80 min

Nele-Liis Vaiksoo's first stage performance in a musical was the 1998 Estonian original production of Rodgers/Hammerstein's The King and I where she performed as a choir artist. In year 2000 she performed as Sarah in musical Dance of the Vampires. Since that Nele-Liis has performed in nearly 20 musicals such as Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Cinderella, Fame, Oliver and many more. In year 2008 - 2010 she went to Germany to perform as Sarah in musical Dance of the Vampires in Oberhausen musical theatre. Returned to Estonia, she has main roles in Estonian National Opera' s Pippi Longstocking and Vanemuine theatre's Mary Poppins.

John Marshall

Place:Black Rose pub
Time: 10.11 at 21.00
Duration:ca 80 min + JAM SESSION

John Marshall was born in Wantagh, NY in 1952. From 1971 to 1991, he worked and recorded with a long list of jazz greats. Buddy Rich, Mel Lewis, Lionel Hampton, Gerry Mulligan, Ornette Coleman, George Coleman, Buck Clayton, Mario Bauza and Dizzy Gillespie, to name only a few...

Jazz Classic Trio

Place:Black Rose pub
Time: 10.11 at 21.00
Duration:ca 80 min + JAM SESSION

Piano trio from Saint Petersburg plays mainly swing and bebop music from 30's to 60's. Andrei Zimovets - piano, Nikolai Zatolochny - double bass and Egor Kryukovskih - drums.

Leroy Jones

Time:Viimsi School hall
Time: 11.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 80 min

Leroy Jones is one of the most highly respected New Orleans’ trumpet players, who combines in his versatile playing both traditional and modern elements in a unique way. During his career he has played in bands that represent many different idioms, recently he has been working with his own quintet and Harry Connick Jr Big Band among others...

Tricia Boutte

Place:Viimsi School hall
Time: 11.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 80 min

In New Orleans, musical families are an important part of the social fabric. Tricia “Sista Teedy” Boutté is the next generation of a long line of talented New Orleans performers. The niece of the international jazz vocalist Lillian Boutté and versatile vocalist John Boutté...

Spirit Of New Orleans

Place:Viimsi School hall
Time: 11.11 at 19.00
Duration:ca 80 min
Link:SONO

Helsinki based Spirit Of New Orleans a.k.a. SONO was founded in the fall of 2001. The band's goal is to play New Orleans jazz as it is played in jazz's birthplace today. The music scene in New Orleans is still very vibrant – even after the disastrous 2005 floods - and the city has numerous jazz bands playing in different styles. These bands like the Leroy Jones Quintet, Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers, Bob French's Original Tuxedo Jazz Band and others are the inspiration for SONO. The aim is to play hip, funky, hard-swinging, yet traditional jazz that will get the people dancing and feeling good - not forgetting the artistic standards...

Tallinn - Riga Jazz Connection

Place:Black Rose pub
Time: 11.11 at 21.00
Duration:ca 80 min + JAM SESSION

Dennis Pashkevich - sax
Mart Soo - guitar
Andris Grunte - bass
Aivar Vassiljev - drums

Kaire Vilgats, Raivo Tafenau, Joel Remmel

Place:Viimsi Manor
Time: 12.11 at 17.00
Duration:ca 90 min

Kaire Vilgats sings her favorite songs with her great friends Joel Remmel on piano and Raivo Tafenau on saxophones, who are adding some nice jazz spices to this music.

  • project 1

    Piip & Tuut

  • project 12

    Estonian Dixieland Band

  • project 12

    Viimsi Music School Jazz Band

  • project 2

    Men Quartet Of Tallinn City Theatre

  • project 3

    Nele - Liis Vaiksoo

  • project 4

    John Marshall

  • project 5

    Jazz Classic Trio

  • project 6

    Leroy Jones

  • project 7

    Tricia Boutte

  • project 8

    Spirit OF New Orleans

  • project 9

    Tallinn - Riga Jazz Connection

  • project 10

    Kaire Vilgats, Raivo Tafenau, Joel Remmel

Program

  • PiipTuut

      Kitchen Songs

    Piip & Tuut

          Museum Of Coastal Folk / Nurme tee 3
          9.30 & 11.00

    Premia
  • PiipTuut

      Kitchen Songs

    Piip & Tuut

          Museum Of Coastal Folk / Nurme tee 3
        9.30 & 11.00

    Premia
  • PiipTuut

      Kitchen Songs

    Piip & Tuut

         Museum Of Coastal Folk / Nurme tee 3
          18.30

    Premia
  • LT

      Festival opening party

    Estonian Dixieland Band

         Jussi Õlletuba / Liilia tee 2
         20.00

    •   €5  At the door
  • LT

      Jazz Standards first vol. 3

    Viimsi Music School Jazz Band

         Viimsi School hall / Randvere tee 8
         10.05

         Haabneeme School hall / Randvere tee 18
         12.15

    •   € 0
  • LT

      Tribute Estonian Radio Men Quartet

    Men Quartet Of Tallinn City Theatre, Nele - Liis Vaiksoo, Swing'n'Joy Orchestra

         Viimsi School hall / Randvere tee 8
         19.00

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      John Marshall 4tet Jam Session

    John Marchall (USA trp, voc), Jazz Classic Trio (RUS)

        Black Rose / Randvere tee 11
         21.00

    •   € 0
  • LT

      Tribute To Ella Fitzgerald

    Spirit Of New Orleans feat. Leroy Jones (trp) & Tricia Boutte (voc)

         Viimsi School hall / Randvere tee 8
         19.00



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       Tallinn Riga Jazz Connection Jam Session

    Deniss Pashkevich (LV sax), Andris Grunte (LV double bass), Mart Soo (EST guit), Aivar Vassiljev (EST drums)

        Black Rose / Randvere tee 11
         21.00

    •   € 0
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       Evening for music gourmets

    Kaire Vilgats (voc), Raivo Tafenau (saxophones), Joel Remmel (piano) EST

         Viimsi Manor / Mõisa tee 2
         17.00



Program may change!

Important to know

  • Ticket information
  • Viimsi’s Cafe Day took place on July 29th where Happy Jazz Festival was also represented...
  • Tickets to Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival will be on sale from August 1st. 2017

Tickets to Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival concerts are on sale at Piletilevi sales points, online www.piletilevi.ee and 1 hour before the event at concert venues.

Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival ticket information (+372)5026507 and info@happyjazz.ee

Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival is taking place at Museum Of Coastal Folk, Jussi Beer House, Haabneeme School hall, Viimsi School hall, Black Rose Pub and Viimsi Manor.

Discount is available for students, university students, pensioners, ITIC card holders, and people with special needs with a proof of eligibility for discount (asked on location).

Children up to 6 years (including) get free entry unless stated otherwise in the concert information. Children without a ticket will not be granted a seat.

Youth under the age of 16 can attend evening concerts (from 23:00) only with an accompanying adult.

Groups starting from 10 people can get discount, ask for quotation from
info@happyjazz.ee

During the Coastal Folk Festival, Viimsi’s Cafe Day took place on July 29th where Happy Jazz Festival was also represented.

We welcomed people in our Happy Jazz Festival Home Cafe, with live jazz concerts happening every hour and introducing this years’ autumn Festival and it’s programme.

And of course there was coffee, cakes, soup and other delicious goods on sale to enjoy with the concerts.
We also had traiders from Vivrut Designs selling their crochet dresses and accsessories and Pirjo Levandi with her own made
cheramics.

Children had their own stall where one could buy small bouncing dolls made by father and son and hand made cards made by mom and daughter.

Doors for the cafe opened at noon and closed late when the last happy guests had left. If you missed us this year, do come along next year.

Tickets to Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival concerts are on sale at Piletilevi sales points, online www.piletilevi.ee and 1 hour before the event at concert venues. At the door we take cash only.

Viimsi Happy Jazz Festival ticket information (+372)5026507 and info@happyjazz.ee



Gallery

Previous festivals:

VHJF 2015

VHJF 2016

Photos: Liina Uuetoa, Jarek Jõepera, Tanel Tark.

Venues

Museum Of Coastal Folk / Nurme tee 3
Haabneeme Sckool / Randvere tee 18
Jussi Beer House / Liilia tee 2
Viimsi High School / Randvere tee 8
Black Rose pub / Randvere tee 11
Viimsi Manor stable and carriage shed / Mõisa tee 2

Contact

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Palumetsa tee 1A,
Haabneeme, 74001
Viimsi vald, Harjumaa, Eesti
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