RitmAbo is a premium performance series for percussive dance and live music. The show series has been seen in Turku Finland since 2010. RitmAbo performance is a fantastic blend of artistic collaboration, prepared program, unexpected moments and improvisation on stage.

Experience the luminar guest artists and the unique athmosphere of the shows!

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RITMABO 2021

RitmAbo is a premium level performance series for percussive dance and live music. The top-notch performance series has been seen in Turku Finland since 2010. RitmAbo performances have also been presented in Helsinki in festivals and venues like Art Goes Kapakka by Helsingin Juhlaviikot, Koko Jazz Club and Kanneltalo concert hall by City of Helsinki culture and leisure.

RitmAbo performance is a fantastic blend of fresh artistic collaboration, prepared program, unexpected moments and improvisation on stage. The performances offer the audience a possibility to experience unique moments with superior percussive dance and live music. The artistic director and producer of the series is tap and vocal artist Jussi Lindroos.

RitmAbo collaborates with many high level partners including Regional Dance Centre in Western Finland in performances in Turku.


RITMABO – Exciting 2021!

We are currently following the pandemic regulations and aim to return the series on stage when it is safe and possible again. Please, be patient, stay optimistic and stay safe.






photo: Ferenc Schnellbach

RitmÅbo performance series
Artistic director and producer
Jussi Lindroos





RITMÅBO 2020





RITMABO Interactive
CUEJERO meets LINDROOS
Flamenco-Jazz and World Music
Monday Jazz Happening @ Bar Rica
Monday March 2nd 2020 at 8pm TURKU
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photo: Meya


RitmAbo Interactive brings percussive dance to CUEJERO flamenco and jazz evening at the Monday Jazz Happening concert series. On stage we see flamcenco bass player Javier Sanchez's interesting CUEJERO project with tap dancer Jussi Lindroos.

RitmAbo Interactive is a new performance and collaboration concept combining percussive dance, live music and collaboration between art institutions, museums, performance spaces, artists and event organicers. The first RitmAbo Interactive was presented in collaboration with the WAM comtemporary art museum in Turku Finland.

Javier Sanchez (Spain) double bass and fretless bass
Joni Vierre electric guitar
Erik Fräki percussion
Jussi Lindroos tap dance




RITMÅBO 2019





RITMABO Interactive
MÄKELÄ - LINDROOS
WAMBience @ WAM contemporary art museum
Sun Sep 29th 2019 1 pm TURKU

The first RitmAbo Interactive combines Body music, electronic sound landscapes and video projections with collective interaction with the audience. On stage tap and vocal artist Jussi Lindroos and electronic music artist Maria Makela with video projections from Artturi Elovirta.

RitmAbo Interactive is a new performance concept combining percussive dance, live music and audience interaction. RitmAbo Interactive performances are produced in collaboration with art institutions, museums, performance spaces, artists and event organicers. The first RitmAbo Interactive is presented in collaboration with the respected WAM comtemporary art museum in Turku Finland.

Maria Mäkelä electronic music, clarinet and song
Artturi Elovirta videoprojections
Jussi Lindroos body music, percussive dance and song





RITMABO
NEW YORK RHYTHMS
CORNELL - DUNKEL - HILLE - LINDROOS
Tue May 7th 2019 8 pm TURKU
Linnateatteri Theater Restaurant, Linnankatu 31


photos: William Frederking, Maarit Kytoharju ja Olli Sulin

Heather Cornell (New York) rhythm tap & sand dance
Manuel Dunkel saxofone
Sid Hille Rhodes & small instruments
Jussi Lindroos percussive dance, tap & vocals


Percussive dance and live musice performance series RitmAbo celebrated its’€™ tenth anniversary season in May.

The tenth anniversary season show New York Rhythms inlcuded guests including choreographer, sand and tap dancer Heather Cornell from New York. The guest music artists are saxophonist Manuel Dunkel and pianist Sid Hille in Rhodes. The evening was hosted by tap and vocal artist Jussi Lindroos.

Besides different kind of tap shoes choreographer, sand and tap dancer Heather Cornell (New York), plays sand creating faschinatingly swinging and grooving rhythms. Cornell has influenced the international tap scene for many decades and has collaborated with many leading and interesting jazz musicians and world music artists. She has worked among others with the jazz bass icon Ray Brown, Keith Terry's Crosspulse, drummer Lewis Nash and argentinian accordion player Chango Spasiuk among many other. Cornell worked as the artistic director and choreographer of the renowed Manhattan Tap, a New York based consert tap ensemble, for over two decades. Cornell also choreographed the Tony nominated "The Play what I wrote" for Broadway. She is internationally known as one of the pioneers of concert tap and a leading characters in developing percussive dance as an integrated part of music. Dance magazine has described her choreography as visual music and she calls herself a physical musician. As one of her latest collaborations Cornell has recorded a music album Making Music Dance with New York based world musicians and flamenco artists.


RitmAbo series is supported by Dance Centre of South-Western Finland.










Performance series is supported by:



Turun seudun musiikkiopisto


Turku Rhythm We .com



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