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Ralph Peterson

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:00 Published in Jazz Education


One of the most famous drummers worldwide, Ralph Peterson comes to Nakas school of music for drum workshop on June 23, 2015 - 19:00 at Nakas School of Music — ippokratous   41 Athens  210 3634000. Ralph Peterson played with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messenger Big Band from 1983 until the death of Blakey. In 1985 he began playing with pianist Walter Davis Jr. and trumpeter Jon Faddis. The recording and touring with big names of jazz, as Terrence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, David Murray, The Count Basie Orchestra, Betty Carter and Michael Brecker carried his name around the world.

Legendary bluesman, Pinetop Perkins ...

Saturday, 16 April 2011 18:07 Published in Others


He was a great figure of American blues ... Pianist Pinetop Perkins died   at the age of 97 years. He had just received a Grammy Award for his latest album, "Joined at the Hip", recorded with one of his old friends, Willie 'Big Eyes'Smith. Born in the cotton fields of Mississippi, Pinetop Perkins had played with Big Joe Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson and of course Muddy Waters.

Kellylee Evans queen of the Junos

Saturday, 16 April 2011 17:52 Published in Awards


Kellylee Evans has taken over Nikki Yanofsky at the Junos 2011, which are sort of the Canadian equivalent of the American Grammy Awards... The young singer received the   Juno for best jazz vocal album for her album tribute to Nina Simone.

Tony Bennett - Duets II

Friday, 16 September 2011 17:49 Published in Cds from abroad

DUETS II is the follow-up to Tony Bennett's multi-platinum CD, DUETS, which was released in conjunction with Tony's 80th birthday in 2006.

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