FESTIVALS & TOURS
The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Dallas TX to Chicago IL Tour March 16th - 25th 2017, (USA)
The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Miami – Los Angeles Crystal Cruise April 15th – May 3rd 2017, (USA, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico)
JazzKukko Jazz Festival included various performances and workshops Aug 1st – 5th 2017 Finland
The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra West Coast Tour Oct 12th – 21st 2017, (USA)
The Tuomo Uusitalo Trio Europe Tour Oct 27th – Nov 12th 2017, (Latvia, Austria, Spain, Italy, Turkey)
JazzKukko Jazz Festival Tuomo Uusitalo / Kari Antila Duo Aug 7th 2016 Finland
Colorado Tour 2016 (The Tuomo Uusitalo Trio) October 5th – 13th, USA
The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Lisbon, Portugal – Miami Crystal Cruise (Cross Atlantic) Oct 18th – Nov 3rd 2016, (Portugal, US Virgin Islands, USA)
Colorado Tour 2015 (The Myles Sloniker Trio) May 24th - June 1st, USA
Chelsea Music Festival 2015 (Tuomo Uusitalo Trio feat. Olavi Louhivuori) New York City, USA
2014 & Earlier
Keitele Jazz 2007 (Vuusio Quintet), Finland
Christian Rover & The Finish Allstars "History of Pop" March 2008, Leibzig, Germany (5 Concerts at the Gewandhaus Concert Hall
Finland Tour 2009 (Tuomas Paukku Quintet)
Finland Tour 2011 (Tuomas Paukku Quintet)
Jazz-Espa Helsinki 2009 (Tuomas Paukku Quintet), Finland
Jazzwerkstatt Graz 2009, 2011 (Aly Patmore Midtet, Maaike Den Dunnen European Quintet), Austria
Slovakia Tour 2010 (Juraj Rasi Group) included concerts and TV performances
Germany Tour 2010 (Daniel Cacija Band) concerts and Radio show in Frankfurt)
Cserfo Jazz Festival 2010 (Steve Gut Quintet), Hungary
Holland Tour 2011 (Maaike Den Dunnen European Quintet) show at the North Sea Jazz Festival
UK Tour 2011 (Arabella Sprot Quartet), United Kingdom, performing together with UK trumpeter Steve Waterman
Leibnitz Jazz Festival 2011 (with drummer legend Billy Hart), Austria
Austria/Hungary/Germany/Croatia Tour 2011 (Daniel Cacija Band)
International Jazz Festival Prague 2011 (Maaike Den Dunnen European Quintet), Czech
Jazz Festival Subotica 2012 (Sofija Knezevic Quartet), Serbia
Leibnitz Jazz Festival 2012 (with vocalist Deborah Carter, Austria
Montreal Jazz Festival 2013 (Jazz Composers-Series), Canada
OpenJazzFest Zelena Voda 2013 (Daniel Cacija Band), Slovakia
The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra USA & Canada Tour Oct 26th - Dec 6th 2014, (USA, Canada)
Having released two albums as a leader, and appearing on numerous albums as a sideman, he has established himself in the New York jazz scene, and continues touring internationally both as a leader as well as sideman.
"TRIO" is his sparkling 2012 debut CD. The album won the Downbeat Student Music Award in 2012 for the Best Small Jazz Group. At the same year he also won the same price for the Best Latin Group (Marco Antonio Da Costa Group). 2013 he was the recipient of prestigious Sir Roland Hanna Award from City University of New York.
2013 Tuomo had a chance to bring his original compositions to the Montreal Jazz Festival (Canada), where he was a part of the Jazz Composers-Series.
Fall 2014 Tuomo was on the road with The One And Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, touring six weeks in The United States and Canada. After the first tour with the band, he has been working with the TDO ever since on a regular basis, touring all over The United States as well as in Portugal, Colombia, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Mexico.
In 2016 he also started his twice a month - residency at the world famous Smalls Jazz Club, performing his original music and hosting the jam session with his trio.
2015 Tuomo was commissioned to compose and perform as the headliner at the renowned Chelsea Music Festival in New York City, where he met drummer Olavi Louhivuori, one of the all time leading drummers in the European Jazz Scene. From then on they created a project ‘Northbound’, that recorded it’s debut album which was released in 2017, featuring saxophonist Seamus Blake. The album has been extremely well received among critics and fans.
2016 Tuomo released his second album as a leader, 'Love Song', on Fresh Sound Records, and continues performing in New York City as well as internationally in the future.