The Cotuit Center for the Arts has suspended its programming, including the Olli Soikkeli Trio, until further notice.
Considered one of the most gifted young guitarists in the world, Olli Soikkeli will return to the Cotuit Center for the Arts with his trio on Sunday, March 22, at 7:30 PM.
Mr. Soikkeli has appeared several times at Cotuit Center for the Arts as part of the Rhythm Future Quartet and with Italian-Brazilian seven-string guitarist Cesar Garabini. This time he is leading his New York-based trio with Italian pianist Alberto Pibiri and Ethan O’Reilly on bass. The trio pays homage to the great Oscar Peterson and Nat King Cole trios.
Born in Nurmes, Finland, and based in New York City, Olli Soikkeli was introduced early in his life to the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt and Gypsy Jazz, and it has become his primary focus. He has played in jazz clubs and festivals across Finland and toured Europe with Sinti guitarist Paulus Schäfer.
Since his move to New York City in 2014, Mr. Soikkeli has played at such legendary venues such as Town Hall, Birdland Jazz Club, Blue Note and the Lincoln Center.
Tickets are $30, $25 for balcony seating. There is a $5 discount for members and a $2 discount for seniors and veterans. Tickets can be purchased on line or by calling 508-428-0669.
Cotuit Center for the Arts is at 4404 Route 28 in Cotuit.