NEWS & GIGS

New music for big band

Unituulia -album was being released by Eclipse Music in October 2021. Unituulia is a collaboration with a Finnish big band Sointi Jazz Orchestra. The album consists of my compositions and arrangements and the album saw daylight in all the streaming services in the end of November. Read what YLE said about Unituulia here
Link for all the streaming services: 
https://orcd.co/xv94l7k

Link to my bandcamp-page – support your local! 🙏
https://ailijarvela.bandcamp.com/

 

A concert for kids with Helsinki Philharmonic, Kuiskaajan Aaria ("Prompters Aria") was released 1.12.2020! 

I worked as an arranger for Helsinki Philharmonic and a small folk music ensemble and two soloists. I played also one of the maincharacters in the concert, which was great fun! Check Kuiskaajan Aaria here!

I was also interviewed by Keskipohjanmaa-news paper about Kuiskaajan aaria, you can read it here!

Upcoming releases:

  • Kalevala elävänä tai kuolleena vol. 2
    Various artists incl. Aili Järvelä

    2022 / TBA 
     
  • Bergå Folk Project 
    Debut album

    2022 / TBA

Soloproject continues

In September 2021 I released a single with Finnish legendary singer-songwriter Matti Johannes Koivu. We are thrilled about this one!
'Simpukoita' single was being released in the summer 2021. It got added to Radio Suomi playlist, happy about it!

Solo album Lainattua, Sinistä, Omaa

New single, Sisäpiha got released in February 2020! It got picked to many Spotify playlists and has been also played in Radio Helsinki. Yay!
My single, Kivee was released in 22.11.2019! It got the best reviews at a song panel in Radio Suomi's Levylautakunta -program. Have a listen!
The last part of the album, Omaa -EP got a five star review in Helsingin Sanomat. Happy about it, obviously! Check out the review here.

Omaa - EP was also selected to the chart of Helsingin Sanomat -critics best releases of the year 2020.

Interview in Kauppalehti, Finnish Tradenews paper (2020)

I got interviewed in January by the Finnish Tradenews paper Kauppalehti about my freelancer life! Go check it out! 

Interview in Keskipohjanmaa (2020)

Had a lovely chat in February about the album release with Keskipohjanmaa reporter Anni Saari. Read here!

Interview in Turun sanomat (2020)

I was being interviewed in March by Turun Sanomat about my album release and my job as a freelancer. Good talks, read here!
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Working in following bands & productions atm: 
Once the musical, Bergå Folk Project, Matti Johannes Koivu & Uskomaton Folktrio, Vesala-Järvelä-Rahmel, Frigg (substitute)


GIGS 2021


15.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
14.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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8.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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7.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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4.12. Aili Järvelä / Private gig
2.12. 
Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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1.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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30.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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24.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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23.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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16.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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10.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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3.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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2.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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27.10 Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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26.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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23.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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23.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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20.10. Aili Järvelä & Sointi Jazz Orchestra / Helsinki, Kapsäkki, album release
19.10. 
Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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14.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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13.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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12.10 Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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6.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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5.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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20.9. Once / Helsinki, Lilla T
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17.9. Aili Järvelä trio / Malmitalo, Helsinki
13.9. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern

13.8. Aili Järvelä trio / Sellosali, Espoo
7.8. Aili Järvelä trio / Hybrid forms, Helsinki
2.8. Aili Järvelä / Etno-Espa,  Helsinki
12.7. Vesala-Järvelä-Rahmel / Kaustinen Folk Music Festival
3.7. Matti Johannes Koivu & Uskomaton Folktrio / Haapavesifolk
2.7. Aili Järvelä trio / Haapavesi, Haapavesifolk
7.-9.4. Aili Järvelä & Keskipohjanmaan Kamariorkesteri / Taidetestaajakonsertit, Kokkola
23.-25.2. Aili Järvelä & Keskipohjanmaan Kamariorkesteri / Taidetestaajakonsertit, Ylivieska




PAST GIGS 2020: 
 

CANCELLED:
19.12. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
18.12. Bergå Folk Project / Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestras Encounters -club

16.12.  Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
15.12. 
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
9.12.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
8.12.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
5.12.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
4.12.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
28.11.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
27.11.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
25.11.
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
24.11.
 
Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
21.11. 
 Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
19.11.  Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
13.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
12.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
11.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
10.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
7.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
6.11. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
3.11. Aili Järvelä / Tampere, G Livelab
30.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
28.10. Once / Helsinki, Lilla Teatern
19.9. Mutaveijarit / Espoo, Sellosali
9.9. Matti Johannes Koivu / Helsinki, Ateneum

24.8. Aili Järvelä trio / Helsinki, G Livelab, private gig
15.6. Vesala-Järvelä-Rahmel / Helsinki, Savoy-teatteri
4.6. Mutaveijarit / stream, Helsinki
29.5. Vesala-Järvelä-Rahmel / stream, Tuusula, Krapin paja
14.5. Mutaveijarit / stream, Porvoo 
9.5. YLE Olohuone w/ Matti Johannes Koivu
3.5. Mutaveijarit / stream, Järvenpää
CANCELLED:
8.5. Frigg / Shetland
7.5. Frigg / Shetland
6.5. Frigg / Shetland
4.5. Frigg / Shetland
3.5. Frigg / Shetland
2.5. Frigg / Shetland
1.5. Frigg / Shetland
30.4. Frigg / Shetland
15.4. Matti Johannes Koivu / Helsinki, Ateneum
28.3. Mutaveijarit / Helsinki, Malmitalo
26.3. Matti Johannes Koivu / Pieksämäki
19.3. Tapiola Sinfonietta / Taidetestaajat, Espoo
18.3. Tapiola Sinfonietta / Taidetestaajat, Espoo
17.3. Tapiola Sinfonietta / Taidetestaajat, Espoo

6.3. Frigg / Austria

5.3. Frigg / Austria

4.3. Frigg / Austria

19.2. Teri Mantere / Helsinki, Tenho

16.2. Mutaveijarit / Helsinki, Kapsäkki (album release)

15.2. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater 
14.2. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

8.2. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

7.2. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

1.2. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

31.1. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

301. Matti Johannes Koivu / Helsinki, On the rocks
25.1. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater
24.1. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater
18.1. Matti Johannes Koivu / Turku, Logomo
18.1. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater
17.1. Kalevala / Åbo Svenska Teater

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