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  1. Jazzahead

    March 14, 2017

    Gourmet is one of the eight bands chosen by an international jury to play at the Finnish Night of jazzahead! in Bremen! We will play a 30-minute set at the Kulturzentrum Schlachthof on April 27 at 8:10 p.m. This will be our third appearance in Germany – the previous ones over ten years ago in Münster and Köln – and our first international gig with the setlist culled entirely from our upcoming 4th album.

  2. Vapaat Äänet 20 Years

    October 21, 2016

    Our agency Vapaat Äänet (Free Voices, Free Sounds) has been in business for 20 years and it’s time for a proper celebration! Gourmet will be playing in the first anniversary concert on November 1st at the Malmitalo in Helsinki. The concert will also feature a solo performance “My Own Ravel” by Andy Emler.

    This is an excellent opportunity to hear brand new Gourmet pieces that were recorded in September for a new album which will be released in 2017.

  3. Juttutupa Revisited

    December 6, 2014

    On Wednesday 17th of December there is a rare opportunity to witness Gourmet in Finland when the group is going to perform at Juttutupa in Helsinki. The gig at the Rytmihäiriöklubi marks the fifth time Gourmet plays at the venue after the previous appearances in 2000, 2002, 2006 and 2010.

  4. Gourmet in Belgium and Austria

    August 2, 2014

    To follow the 2011 appearance in Gent Gourmet is returning to Belgium to perform at the Gaume Jazz Festival on August 8, 2014.

    Two days later, on August 10th, Gourmet will make its Austrian debut by playing at the Carinthischer Sommer festival.

  5. All Gourmet albums in Spotify

    February 7, 2014

    All Gourmet albums are now available in Spotify:

    Cosmopolitan Sideshow cover image Six Acres of Broken Hearts cover image Glamour & Decadence cover image

    From left to right:

  6. Videos from Jazz au Chellah 2013

    September 28, 2013

    Videos of Gourmet’s performance at Jazz au Chellah festival in Rabat, Morocco have been uploaded to YouTube. Right now there are two videos: “Ludvig XIV”, a concert piece for many years but so far never officially released, and a medley of “Liechtenstein” and “Moorgeist und Marschmusik” with a new untitled piece performed with the Marrakesh group Bnet Houariyat.

  7. Heading to Morocco

    July 10, 2013

    Gourmet is going to make its debut outside the European soil on September 15, 2013 when it’ll perform at the Jazz au Chellah festival in Morocco together with Bnet Houariyat Quintet. Visit Jazz au Chellah website for more information.

  8. Emma nomination

    December 10, 2012

    Gourmet’s Cosmopolitan Sideshow has been nominated for the Jazz Album Emma award! The winner will be announced in the Emma-gaala on March 1st, 2013.

    The CD is available from various retailers in Finland (distributed by Töölön Musiikkitukku) and CD Baby. Downloads are available from CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon etc.

  9. New and old videos

    August 7, 2012

    A set of new and old Gourmet videos have been uploaded to YouTube! The newer batch features pieces such as “Sugar Hill Serenade” and “St. Nicholas Strut” from a December 2011 gig at Bimhuis in Amsterdam:

    Another batch of older videos – “I Shot Liberty Valance”, “Flesh and Some Bone & Life in Dead Man’s Valley”, “Fanfarria/La Balada de Camarillo Kid/Camaradas!” and “Epilogo” – are from the “Six Acres of Broken Hearts” tour of 2005 and filmed with two cameras.

    More videos will follow later!

  10. Jazz sous les pommiers

    April 8, 2012

    Gourmet is heading to Coutances, France to play at the 31st Jazz sous les pommiers festival on May 18th. This will be the fourth time the band plays on the French soil, after previous successful festival performances at St. Nazaire (2010), Le Mans (2008) and Nantes (2006).