Canadian Friends of Finland are pleased to present via Zoom

A Lecture on the History of Finnish Jazz by Alan Matheson

Date: Sunday February 28, 2021 on ZOOM

Time: 1pm

Contact: Dianne Kilback

An invitation with a link will be sent out one week in advance of the lecture

The Canadian Friends of Finland have invited Alan Matheson to give a lecture on the History of Finnish Jazz. Alan has been teaching Jazz at VCC since 1985, at UBC’s continuing studies since 2000 and at the VSO School of Music since 2014. Alan has done a lot of research in this area and has recordings going back to the beginnings of Finnish Jazz in 1931 to more contemporary styles of Finnish Jazz.

For the last 10 years Alan and his wife Riina have visited Finland every summer and Alan has played at several Finnish Jazz venues. (Storyville Jazz Club, Malmitalo, Otava Jazz Festival and Vilppulakoski Jazz Festival).