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The Ionian University celebrates 15 years of a successful Jazz Program, unique in Greek Higher Education, with a new CD and two nights at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall (November 19-20 2011, Thessaloniki Megaron Mousikis).


The Gazarte Music Hall is one of the most important jazz scene in town.

 

“In a jazz combo, nothing is more important than the interaction among the musicians, and this is especially true with Lloyd.” The Boston Globe

07 November 2011

Chucho Valdes


A giant of Afro-Cuban jazz piano, a winner of eight Grammy awards, Chucho Valdes is revered as one of Cuba's greatest jazz pianists.

01 November 2011

MotherHenMusicEd.Com



Tony Monaco has begun expanding his educational series with his MotherHenMusicEd.Com

29 October 2011

Karrin Allyson


"singer with a feline touch and impeccable intonation." New York Times

24 October 2011

Jose James


“A rising jazz star… Spectacular… There’s nothing tentative or delicate about his voice, which carries marks of jazz vocalists and also soul singers from Marvin Gaye to Barry White.” John Caramanica, New York Times

13 October 2011

Nikki Yanofsky

 

Herbie Hancock adores her, Quincy Jones, no less, has said: “Nikki Yanofsky is from heaven, and gives me hope for the future of music”

 

The third edition of this festival, dedicated to Ladies of Jazz, presented 8 jazz bands with musicians from Finland, France, Canada, England, Puerto Rico and Greece. The artistic director of the festival, George Kontrafouris, presented a program with a repertoire ranging from traditional jazz standards to more contemporary and modern jazz. It was just great performances from great musicians. A still young festival with warm and friendly atmosphere open to every jazz addict or simply jazz lover.

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