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Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Copenhagen Jazz Festival is around the corner! It will be a very inspiring program for me this year!

Johanna Elina “Belonging” (Anders Filipsen, Henrik Olsson, Håkon Berre) will perform on the 14th July at 20:00 @ Vanløse Kulturhus. Before us performs the Norwegian talent Natalie Sandtorv, who is going to release her Debut album

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Hi from Japan!
I’m currently working on a new project here in Japan, which I’m looking forward to telling you more soon… Until then you can still buy the latest album “Belonging” for example iTunes or here!

Vinterjazz and Switzerland

Looking forward to the coming concerts in Denmark and Switzerland!

On the 9th February we’ll play with the Finnish group Plastic Island in Copenhagen Vinterjazz. 11th Johanna Elina “Belonging” group takes to Switzerland to play at the Norkdklang festival – Cant’ wait! Another concert with Johanna Elina will be close to home at Kvarterhuset

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Thanks for 2016!

It’s been a great year 2016! The musical highlights must have been… sharing of stage with Tomasz Stanko, JazzLab tour in Belgium and of course the grammy Nomination for Belonging!

Full of new ideas and plans and will tell you more in the new year, Merry Christmas!

Her står hvad Gaffa synes om “Belonging”

Den herboende, finske sangerinde, Johanna Elina Sulkunen, er en ener: en sangskriver og sangerinde, som både skriver og fremfører sin melankolske, excentriske og på mange måder helt enkle sang og musik på en næsten dramatisk, meget stilbevidst og gennemført avantgardistisk vis.” Ivan Rod, GAFFA

Cph Jazz Festival

Cph Jazz Festival starts today. I’ll play the following concerts, hope to see you around!
2.7. kl 14:00 with Mikko Innanen and Anders Filpsen @ Gallery Boheme
5.7. kl 21:00 Johanna Elina (“Belonging”) @ Analog Bar, Huset
5.7. kl 16:00 IKI @ Sankt Jacobs kirke

Great review in the biggest newspaper in Finland!

Johanna Elina continues to cultivate her style.” – Helsingin Sanomat ★★★★
Denmark based singer/songwriter with a jazz background is even more fearless and abstract than before” […] “The background of Sulkunen lies in jazz, but in the music as it is now, you can hear it only as broad-mindedness and “experimental”. And in the

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