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Jack Dejohnette is one of the leading exponents of the jazz drum-set, a member of the Roy Haynes/ Elvin Jones/ Tony Williams school which dominated the postbop era. One of the most influential jazz drummers of the 20th century, given his extensive work as leader and sideman for musicians including john Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Keith Jarrett, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Joe Henderson, and John Scofield.  George Voudiklairis has met him few days before his performance at Onassis Cultural Center with the Spring Quartet.

Giorgis Christodoulou draws his origin from Alexandria, Egypt and was brought up in Athens. For the last two years he has been living in Barcelona. With his latest work, Barcelonauta, Giorgis pays homage to his favorite city by gathering original songs from the 1920s up to the 1950s . Jazzonline has met him for a little chat about his last album.

Makis Ablianitis Seminar on April 5, 2014 at Kifissias av 189 - Maroussi - for more information call  210 802 2878  0r  6981974025
05 April 2014

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson is a jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field by incorporating blues, country and folk music into her work".

THE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE GUITAR (PCG) by Guthrie Govan at Yiorgos Fakanas Art Music School on April 5, 2014
The Honorary Professor of Yiorgos Fakanas Art Music School, Guthrie Govan will supervised the exams and will sign the PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE ELECTRIC GUITAR – GUITAR (PCG) – Those interested should contact the Secretariat of the Conservatory (201 4813605) to register.

GUITAR SHOW at  Athina Live with the participation of some of the best guitarists of the Greek music scene, their band and one of the greatest guitarists of the International scene, Guthrie Govan  with the “Aristocrats” (Bryan Beller & Marco Minemmann

Hannah Williams new Diva of Soul has over the years demonstrated a raw, edgy, authentic vocal prowess which has pricked up the ears of soul lovers all over the world.  Jazzonline has  met her few days before her performance at Gazarte on March 29, 2014.

23 March 2014

Danilo Perez

Danilo Perez is considered one of the finest contemporary pianists and jazz composers of our era. “… but there are still amazing musicians — like Danilo Perez, who plays piano with Wayne Shorter’s quartet. He is not afraid of anything.” Herbie Hancock  

20 March 2014

Freddy Cole

“Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing…he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.”
-The New York Times

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