Festival year 1988

The 23rd festival started on July 9th and closed on the 17th. There were 80 different groups performing at 13 concert venues. To single out the favorites of the year: Eartha Kitt, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Wayne Horovitz and Odean Pope must be mentioned.

Festival accessories included trendy shirts and pants (available in black and mint green). They were advertised with phrases like: “Dress up-to-date! Wear the official symbols of truly jazzy people! Be seen wearing jazz clothing!”

Vuoden  festivaalijuliste


Adam Makovicz
Ahlqvist - Jämsen Duo
Andrew Cyrille
Antti Sarpila & Team
Art Farmer
Bill´s Boogie Band
Billy Wallance
Bobby Enriquez Trio
Bobby Previte
Breakfast session
Butch Morris
Carlos Santana - Wayne Shorter Group
Charlie Fox Trio
Clark Terry - James Moody Quintet
Conny Bauer
DDT Jazzband
Donald Byrd
Eartha Kitt
Eddie Robinson
Elliot Sharp
Fantastic Four & Pekka Toivanen Quartet
George Benson Band feat. Clark Terry & James Moody
Heikki Sarmanto Group
Herbie Hancock - Michael Brecker Quartet
Honey B. & T-bones
Illinois Jacquet Big Band
J. Karjalainen & Mustat Lasit
J.P. Quartet
Jam Session
James Brown
James Morrison
James Newton
Jazz Night Special
Joanne Brackeen
Jorma Tapio Kvartetti
Joseph Jarman
Judy Niemack
Jukka Syrenius - Seppo Tyni Duo
Jukka Tolonen
Kim Shaw - Marion Cowings
Kjell Johansson Trio
Mari Rantasila
Michel Camilo Trio
Mildred Jones
Monteiro-Young-Holt & Friends
Monty Alexander
New Orleans Young Men
Night Boat
Odean Pope
Olli Ahvenlahti Trio
Oulunkylä Camp Bands
Palle Danielson
Pave Pantteri Band
Pepe Ahlqvist & The Sunset Boulevard
Pori Big Band
Ray Mantilla & The Space Station Quintet
Saara Soisalo
Saturday Night Cruising
Sergei Manukyan & Friends
Sonny Sharrock
Superjam Cruising
Taina Lehto
Tal Farlow Duo
Ted Curson
The Mary Wilson´s Supremes
The Yellowjackets
The Zawinul Syndicate
Tomasz Stanko
Trio Farfarello
Ultra Music Meeting
Vinny Golia
Wayne Horvitz
Wayne Peet
Wieslaw Pieregorolka Big Band
Wizards Of Oz