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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.

01 September 2011

Laurent Maur


“... Believe me: here is a young man who is on his way to becoming one of the major jazz harmonica players of the coming years”. From jazz corner — March 2003


Anne Paceo appears as one of the most brilliant young French drummers Her subtle touch on drums and cymbals is very personal.

 
The 21st Annual IASJ Jazz Meeting 2011 takes place at Souza Lima Conservatory of Music, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It ´s the very first time that a music institution from South America is hosting the Annual IASJ Jazz Meeting, another milestone in the history of the IASJ.Greece will be represented by Dimos Dimitriadis and George Kontrafouris, both professor at the music department of the Ionian University, and George Kosteletos student from the Ionian University.


Jesus 'Aguaje' Ramos has been touring extensively since 1997 with the various Buena Vista Social Club projects.He  answers a few questions for jazzonline.gr


5-day intensive jazz course in English, for musicians and music students. The first Jazz Summer Academy ever   held on Paros.

With his trio he represented Portugal in the 1st European Jazz Festival in Athens, 2001. He comes back this year, after 10 year.

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