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Jazzkaar 2020 concert Sooäär-Yaralyan-Ounaskari (Estonia-Finland), supposed to take place on April 17, 9:00pm at Fotografiska Talllinn, is postponed to Saturday, October 10, 9:00pm at Fotografiska Tallinn.  


Tickets already bought will stay valid for the new date.

Festival Jazzkaar invites all friends of culture to support the survival of the festival and not sell back their tickets.


Tickets can be returned or changed for Jazzkaar gift cards from April 1 to 30, 2020 by filling in the form here.


Owners of hard ticket can return their tickets at Piletilevi selling points, except for Circle-K service stations and Viru keskus info desk.

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Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooäär, Armenian/Estonian double bassist Ara Yaralyan and Finnish drummer Markku Ounaskari established the trio in spring 2016. Since then they have performed in Estonia, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. The music of the trio is in a kind of Nordic mood where in the very focus is the melody. The trio also performs Armenian music and some improvisations on themes by J. S. Bach. The trio released the debut album “A Shooting Star” on German label O-Tone Music in October 2018 and the new album will be released on the same label in spring 2020.


Jaak Sooäär is one of the most active jazz musicians of the Baltics, who has performed with Ray Anderson, Anders Jormin, Han Bennink, Will Calhoun, Dave Liebman and Vladimir Tarasov among others. Ara Yaralyan is know of his work in Kari Ikonen Trio, he has also collaborated with Ingrid Jensen, Vardan Ovsepian and Verneri Pohjola to name a few. The most well-known member of the trio is Markku Ounaskari, who regularly collaborates with artists such as Arve Henriksen, Anders Jormin, Nils Petter Molvaer, Trygve Seim, Markus Stockhausen, Tore Brunborg, Mats Eilertsen and Lena Willemark and appears on several ECM albums.





Jaak Sooäär
Ara Yaralyan
Markku Ounaskari