THU—June 24—7:30 PM
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

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Concert SeriesSUMMER JAZZSeries


Our popular Summer Jazz Series returns to Scandinavia House, with live performances in Volvo Hall! This summer we’re presenting performances from some of Scandinavia’s most talented young jazz musicians, composers, and singers on Thursday evenings in June and July.

The series begins on June 24 with Eeppi Ursin Duo, featuring Eeppi Ursin on vocals & piano and Olli Hirvonen on guitar. During the program, the artists will perform original music from Ursin’s previous and upcoming albums as well as unique versions of well-known classics.

Visitors to Scandinavia House are required to follow all safety protocol while on-site, including wearing masks, observing social distancing rules in signage, and maintaining a six-foot distance from all persons present that are not within your party. Any guests who do not follow posted safety measures or instructions from security or staff will be asked to leave with no refund. Please read more on Scandinavia House protocols here.

Praise for Eeppi Ursin:
“Killer voice, amazing piano and wonderful lyrics” -The New York Songwriter’s Circle

Praise for Olli Hirvonen:
“Great…a natural talent.”-John McLaughlin

About the Musicians

Eeppi Ursin is a Finnish platinum-selling, award-winning vocalist, composer and pianist residing  in New York City. Her versatile career has taken her all around the world performing as a vocal  soloist at prestigious venues with acclaimed artists such as trumpeter Leroy Jones and Spirit of  New Orleans, Vocal Ensemble Club For Five, and UMO Jazz Orchestra, to name a few. Eeppi is  currently working on her fourth solo album to be released next year. When the COVID -19  pandemic hit, Eeppi started a livestream concert series called “Love Boat” on her social media platforms and welcomes everybody to join them while waiting for her new album.

Olli Hirvonen is a Finnish guitarist currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Fluent in various styles from jazz to rock to more experimental sounds, he has formed a highly unique style combining these different influences. Hirvonen was the winner of the 2016 Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition.