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01 February 2018

Avishai Cohen Interview


Avishai Cohen appears as the godfather of Israeli jazz. This small country has produced amazing jazz musicians lately  (Shai Maestro. Omer Klein, Eli Degibri, Omer Avital, the 3 Cohen, Gilad Hekselman ...). Cohen has been cited as "undoubtedly the most successful" of Israel's jazz exports by The Jerusalem Post, a "jazz visionary of global proportions" by Down Beat, one of the 100 Most Influential Bass Players of the 20th Century by Bass Player magazine, and "a great composer" and "a genius musician" by Chick Corea himself. He accept to answer few questions before is performance in Athens.

08 January 2018

Phil Gates Interview


Phil Gates style is reminiscent of early Buddy Guy mixed with a special blend of flavors from Jazz, Fusion, and the Chicago, Delta, and Mississippi Blues styles. He gave a short interview to Jazzonline before his performance at Half Note on January 19, 2018.


Since a 1993 Minnesota Music Award nomination as Best Female Jazz Vocalist, Charmin Michelle has staked an undeniable claim to prominence. Specializing in classic fare—memorable songs such as “Them There Eyes” and “My Heart Belongs To Daddy”—and applying her signature style, it isn’t hard to see how she’s come to be in ever-increasing demand here and abroad. The indefatigable Charmin Michelle has toured all over Europe and the Middle Est. Whatever the lady’s doing, she is doing it right. She spoke with to Jazzonline prior to her performance at Half Note jazz Club in Athens on November 24.

01 November 2017

Martha High Interview


For something like 32 years Martha High was a key part of James Brown's soul revue. Martha worked with the Godfather longer than any other of his maybe more well-known side's people. Martha High,The soul diva and James Brown's muse talks to Jazzonline.


Jazzonline Interviews  some of the best jazz musicians of the international jazz scene visiting Greece: Kenny Barron, Peter Bernstein, Terence Blanchard,Terri Lyne Carrington, Jack Dejohnette, Sonny Fortune,Sara Gazarek,Jonathan Kreisberg,Ibrahim Maalouf,Jason Marsalis,Nicholas Payton,Danilo Perez, Madeleine Peyroux,Joshua Redman, Omar Sosa and many others.


"If you're going to play music, play music because you are driven, because you have to, because you love it!  Excellence is its own reward" Wallace Roney.

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