Adele Sauros

bio

Adele Sauros is an active and versatile musician in Finnish jazz scene. Since her
childhood, Adele has fought her way up to the music scenario, specifically in jazz,
combining – her musical skills with grace and perseverance in order to leave her indelible
mark, not only as saxophonist but also as a jazz composer. Her rich Nordic musical
heritage is a classic, romantic and storytelling musical voyage and all full of emotions.

Adele frequently performs with Adele Sauros Quartet, Katu Kaiku, JAF Trio and Olavi
Louhivuori Superposition. In 2017 and 2018, Sauros has performed in many renowned
jazz festivals in Finland and Denmark. During 2018 and 2019, she is based on London
jazz scene. Sauros has also been a guest of numerous groups during 2017-2018 such as                         Aurora Hentunen Quartet and Laura Annika Quartet. She has also enlivened Helsinki’s                            jazz culture by holding her own jazz club 2014-2016 at Bar KapSäkkki (formerly Allotria).
The Finnish Saxophone Society awarded Sauros with the Åke Forsell prize in 2017.
Sauros’ Finnish-Danish JAF Trio received the WeJazz Rising Star prize in 2017. Other
achievements include the Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2015 prize for the group Katu Kaiku
and the Young Nordic Jazz Comets Solo Award for the year 2014. Her recordings include:
Adele Sauros: My Spontaneous Mind 2016, Katu Kaiku: Tokyo / Kuopio 2016 and Adele
Sauros Quartet: It’s Who I Am 2014. Recently she has also played on the following
published albums: Aurora Hentunen Quartet; Second Spring 2018, Laura Annika Quartet;
Metsä, 2017 and All About Eve, European rhythms / Europas Rhythmus, 2018.
Unpublished albums are coming from the bands Katu Kaiku and JAF Trio in 2019.