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31 January 2013

Curtis Fuller


Curtis Fuller is known as a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and contributor to many classic jazz recordings.

24 January 2013

Tito Puente Jr


The comparison is inevitable. How could it be otherwise? Tito Puente Jr. carries his father with him - imprinted on his physical being and locked in his soul. It's in his looks, his joy, his music. No doubt, every time Tito Jr. walks on stage - he walks in his father's footsteps.

24 January 2013

Manu Katche


Manu Katché is often called a forgotten drumming hero. He has not appeared many times on the cover of magazines like Modern Drummer and not even in brochures of the companies he endorses. In spite of that, Manu is very popular amongst a wide range of American, European and African artists who recognize his main talent: blending a worldwide variety of musical styles into the regular drumset with great musicality, style and passion.

23 January 2013

Michel Legrand


“Ever since I was a boy, my ambition has been to live completely surrounded by music. My dream is not to miss out anything. That’s why I’ve never settled on one musical discipline. I love playing, conducting, singing and writing, and in all styles. So I turn my hand to everything — not just a bit of everything. Quite the opposite. I do all these activities at once, seriously, sincerely and with deep commitment.” Michel Legrand


The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation operates an annual Programme of Research Grants and Educational Scholarships addressed to foreign (non-Greek) Scholars, Researchers, Artists and Postgraduate Students.  
13 November 2012

The Rosenberg Trio


A true family affair, The Rosenberg Trio displays the essence of the gipsy musical mastery and magic, transmitted from generation to generation across countless camp meetings, jam sessions and family heritage...


Guitar Seminar with Jonathan Kreisberg at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation on November 3, 2012 — from 15:00 to 18:00 — participation:   25 euros with ticket for the November 1, 2012 concert or 30 euros for the seminar only — www.mcf.gr  


Jazzonline presents this exclusive interview  of Jonathan Kreisberg, one of the most important guitarists who have emerged during the last years in the Jazz scene. With an intense personal sound and style, Jonathan Kreisberg and his band accomplish to incorporate the audience into a world full of forward musical improvisations, with amazing artistry and originality. He has cooperated with foremost musicians of Jazz scene like Lee Konitz, Joe Locke, Dr Lonnie Smith, while himself as leader in various bands performed along with Bill Stewart, Larry Grenadier, and Scott Wendholt.

 

Percussion & Drums Rhythm Weekend on October 20 & 21, 2012 at at   Philippos Nakas Conservatory of music at 6:30 pm - Ιppokratous 41, Athens -   210 3634000 —-   entrance   free   —

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