Festival news
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 2-3.03.2024 in Tartu and Tallinn
City Jazz Riga jazz school BB from Latvia, Tartu Sax Choir, BB Tartu with Roger Johansen (Norway) Sat 02.03 at 15 in Estonian National Museum in Tartu, Eller BB, Piirilinna BB, Uku Konsap BB Sun 03.03 at 13 in Estonian National Museum in Tartu, TalTech BB, Horre Zeiger BB Sun 03.03. at 19 cultural center Kaja in Tallinn
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 10-11.03.2023 in Tartu and Tallinn
Recordings of 8th Happy Big Band Weekend 2022
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HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 9-10.04.2022 in Tartu and Tallinn
Sat 09.04 at 20 in jazzclub Philly Joe's Tallinn, Sat 09.04 at 15 and Sun 10.04 at 13 in bridge of Estonian National Museum (Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu, Estonia), international guests Jievaras Jasinskis (LIT) and Kaunas Big Band (LIT)
Recordings of 7th Happy Big Band Weekend 2021
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Big Band Tartu and HORN TUNES
Teaser to come and visit our festival Happy Big Band Weekend on Saturday 24th of July 2021 in Car-Free Avenue Tartu, Estonia
7th HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 24.07.2021 in Tartu
from 14 until 22 o'clock, on the main stage of Car-Free Avenue (Autovabaduse puiestee) in Tartu, Estonia.
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 19-22.03.2020 in Tartu and Tallinn IS CANCELLED!!!
We are sorry to announce, that our festival is cancelled because of virus-situation in Estonia and other countries. Hope to meet you next year!!!
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 30-31.03.2019 in Tartu
Sat 31.03 at 14 and Sun 31.03 at 13 in bridge of Estonian National Museum (Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu, Estonia), important guests Petri Juutilainen (FIN), New Wind Jazz Orchestra and Raul Sööt (EST), JVLMA & RDKS Big Band (LAT).
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 5-6.05.2018 in Tartu
Sat 05.05 at 14 and Sun 06.05 at 13 in bridge of Estonian National Museum (Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu, Estonia), international guests Jukka Linkola (FIN), Jelgava Big Band, conductor Raitis Asmanis and vocal soloist Aija Vitolina (LAT), Bobby Chavez, Larry Gillespie and Konstantin Jemeljanov (Los Angeles Mambo All-Star Orchestra, USA).
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 20-22.04.2017 in Tartu
Thu 20.04. at 19, Sat 22.04. at 16 & 19 in Tartus, Eller Music School Tubin Hall, Sat 22.04 at 16 on Stage of Supilinna päevad, international guests Finnair Pilots Big Band (FIN), Valmiera Big Band (LAT) and conductor Raitis Asmanis (LAT).
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 8-10.04.2016 in Tartu and Tallinn
Fri 08.04. at 20 G.Ots Music School Tallinn, Sat 09.04 at 18 and Sun 10.04 at 14 in Baers Hall in Dorpat Conference Center Tartu, international guests jazzdrummer Stephan Genze from Berlin, Tampere Big Band (cond. Juha Untala) from Finland and Jelgava Youth Big Band (cond. Raitis Asmanis) from Latvia
HAPPY BIG BAND WEEKEND 17-19.04.2015 in Tartu and Tallinn
Fri 17.04. at 20 in Music Academy chamberhall in Tallinn, Sat 18.04 at 19 and Sun 19.04 at 14 in Tubin Hall of Eller Music School in Tartu, main performer Finnish Junior All Star Big Band, feat. Elina Virtanen, conductor Antti Rissanen
Masterclasses and concert with Antti Rissanen (FIN)
14.-15.02. and 17.-19.04.2015 Finnish trombonist, composer and conductor Antti Rissanen is visiting Tartu and working with Big Band Tartu. The result of the work will be seen on concert on Sunday 19.04.2014 in new Tubin hall of Tartu Eller Music School.
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