January 9, 2019 by Esa Onttonen
Gourmet is going to play in eight cities around Finland during February 6–16, 2019. The tour is organized by Jazz Finland and marks the first time Gourmet is ever performing in Espoo, Kuopio, Savonlinna and Turku. Even the other cities have been visited by Gourmet some time ago: Jyväskylä and Tampere in 2011 and Joensuu and Oulu in 2005.
On the tour Gourmet will be performing tracks from their 2018 En garde album along with a selection of brand new material never heard before.
See Live for complete details on all upcoming Gourmet gigs!
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April 27, 2018 by Esa Onttonen
En garde, the new Gourmet album, has been released!
See Fiasko Records website for more information about the album.
Gourmet will perform the material from the album on upcoming gigs in Finland and France.
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April 13, 2018 by Esa Onttonen
A single “Pink Camel” from the upcoming Gourmet album En garde is now available at Spotify, iTunes etc.
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November 15, 2017 by Esa Onttonen
On December 2nd Gourmet appears at the Opus Jazz Club in Budapest, Hungary. This is the first time Gourmet plays in Hungary, as part of the New Jazz from Finland series.
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November 4, 2017 by Esa Onttonen
Gourmet is making its second German appearance of the year at the 40. Göttinger Jazzfestival, with Tony Allen Sextet and A Novel of Anomaly sharing the same bill at the Deutsches Theater on November 10th.
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August 31, 2017 by Esa Onttonen
Gourmet is going to play at the Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre festival in Nantes on September 2nd. This marks the group’s second visit to the French city and introduces an entirely different repertoire to the French audience, as the previous 2006 gig consisted of material from Gourmet’s 2nd album “Six Acres of Broken Hearts”.
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May 22, 2017 by Esa Onttonen
Following the successful appearance at Jazzahead in Bremen, Gourmet will be performing at G Livelab in Helsinki on June 10th. The other band of the evening is Kari Ikonen’s Ikonostasis. (Gourmet trivia: Mr. Kari Ikonen was the MC on our first ever gig in 1998!)
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March 14, 2017 by Esa Onttonen
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.
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October 21, 2016 by Esa Onttonen
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.
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December 6, 2014 by Esa Onttonen
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.
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