Juhamatti Kauppinen (Finland)

Juhamatti Kauppinen

Tampere Biennale – Tampere Vocal Music Festival

Juhamatti has been working for the Tampere Music Festivals since 2000, running 3 different festivals: Tampere Biennale, Tampere Vocal Music Festival and Tampere Jazz Happening. He has been it’s program artistic director since 2002. The Tampere Jazz Happening was nominated as a festival of the year in Finland in 2012 and this year it is in it’s 32nd year.

Kauppinen is a musician and has played in various bands since 1975, and has released some records over the years. Rockadillo Records released his latest one in 2012.