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
21 Nov Hotelli Santalahti, Kotka
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 Kulttuuritalo Kimara, Keuruu
27 Nov 18:00 Ruoveden kirkko, Ruovesi
28 Nov Walimon Casseli, Lahti
29 Nov Pirkkala
30 Nov Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Vantaa
02 Dec 18:00 Pyhäjoen kirjasto, Pyhäjoki
03 Dec 19:00 Kemin kirkko, Kemi
04 Dec 19:00 Hotelli Metsähirvas, Rovaniemi
05 Dec 20:00 Santa's Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä
06 Dec 20:00 Santa's Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä
07 Dec 18:00 Sallan Rajakievari, Salla
08 Dec 18:00 Haparanda kyrka, SWEDEN
09 Dec 19:00 Pyhännän kirjasto, Pyhäntä
10 Dec 18:00 Leppävirran kirkko, Leppävirta
11 Dec 18:00 Hartolan kirkko, Hartola
12 Dec Alajoki-sali, Lapua
13 Dec 14:00 Kuortaneen lukio, Kuortane
14 Dec 19:00 Someron kirkko, Somero
15 Dec 19:00 Karkkila sali, Karkkila
16 Dec 18:00 Gourmetkafé Manna, Larsmo
17 Dec 19:00 Vetelin kirkko, Veteli
18 Dec Villilän kartano, Nakkila
19 Dec 19:00 Palosaaren kirkko, Vaasa
20 Dec 18:00 Kaskisten kirkko, Kaskinen
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