Mariah Hortans / M Sandberg Duo
Jazz vocalist Mariah Hortans and guitarist Mathias Sandberg have quickly created a niche on the Finnish music scene. Their music, which can be described as cool, intimate, traditional vocal jazz is performed completely live with just one voice and one guitar. The duo have performed extensively in Finland during the last couple of years and have done two successful tours in the USA.
Mariah Hortans is a well respected singer, composer and educator. Jazz guitarist Mathias Sandberg is one of the most in demand musicians in Ostrobothnia. He has studied at Manhattan School of Music in New York and Berklee College of Music in Boston, and has been teaching at all the major music schools, institutes and colleges in Ostrobothnia. Georg Riedel, LaGaylia Frazier, Manuel Dunkel, Pierre Swärd and Jukka Eskola are some of the artists he has worked with.
The Mariah Hortans / M Sandberg Duo album Christmas Jazz and Another Jazzy Christmas will definitely get you into the Christmas spirit in style. Classical Christmas compositions by Sibelius, Händel and Schubert are interwoven with traditional Christmas carols, songs and hymns. The songs are sung in English, Finnish and Swedish, and have been rearranged and harmonized with the jazzy harmonies, swinging rhythms and melodic improvisation the duo has become known for.
2020 CHRISTMAS JAZZ TOUR
Mariah Hortans' and Mathias Sandberg's 2010 tour was the most extensive jazz tour in Finnish history.
This year the duo will embark on a 32-date Christmas Jazz tour from Saariselkä in the north to Hanko in the south.
19 Nov 18:00 Svenska Klubben, Pori
20 Nov Bistro Sinne, Porvoo CANCELED
21 Nov Hotelli Santalahti, Kotka CANCELED
22 Nov 15:00 Hangon kaupungintalo, Hanko
23 Nov 18:00 Kellonkosken kirjasto, Tuusula
24 Nov 19:00 Kulttuurikellari, Savonlinna
25 Nov 18:00 Juuan kunnantalo, Juuka
26 Nov 18:00 Haapamäen kirkko, Keuruu
27 Nov 18:00 Ruoveden kirkko, Ruovesi
28 Nov 21:00 Opiston Kunkku, Lahti CANCELED
29 Nov 18:00 Pirkkalan yhteislukio, Pirkkala CANCELED
30 Nov 19:00 Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Vantaa LIVE STREAM
01 Dec 19:00 Sahalahden kirkko, Kangasala CANCELED
02 Dec 18:00 Pyhäjoen kirjasto, Pyhäjoki CANCELED
03 Dec 19:00 Kemin kirkko, Kemi LIVE STREAM
04 Dec 19:00 Hotelli Metsähirvas, Rovaniemi
05 Dec 19:00 Taivalkosken kirkko, Taivalkoski CANCELED
06 Dec 20:00 Santa's Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä CANCELED
07 Dec 18:00 Sallan Poropuisto, Salla
08 Dec 19:00 Hyrynsalmen seurakuntakeskus, Hyrynsalmi CANCELED
09 Dec 19:00 Pyhännän kirjasto, Pyhäntä CANCELED
10 Dec 18:00 Leppävirran kirkko, Leppävirta CANCELED
11 Dec 18:00 Hartolan kirkko, Hartola CANCELED
12 Dec 18:00 Alajoki-sali, Lapua LIVE STREAM
14 Dec 19:00 Somerniemen kirkko, Somero CANCELED
15 Dec 19:00 Karkkila sali, Karkkila CANCELED
16 Dec 18:00 Gourmetkafé Manna, Larsmo LIVE STREAM
17 Dec 19:00 Vetelin kirkko, Veteli
18 Dec 19:00 Kuortaneen lukio, Kuortane CANCELED
19 Dec 19:00 Palosaaren kirkko, Vaasa LIVE STREAM
20 Dec 18:00 Kaskisten kirkko, Kaskinen
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