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Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:53

Kostas Theodorou Interview


Jazzonline talked to Kostas Theodorou, few weeks before his performance at Onassis Cultural  Center on December 8, 2013

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Thursday, 21 November 2013 10:40

Sami Amiris Interview

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The renowned pianist, Sami Amiris, share the stage of Onassis Cultural Center with the virtuoso trumpeter, Rex Richardson and three outstanding musicians at his side (Panagiotopoulos, Trivolis, Ladopoulos). Jazzonline had a little chat with him.

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Thursday, 30 January 2014 20:19

Alekos Vretos Interview


Greek oudist, pianist and composer Alekos Vretos has been merging jazz, Arabic, Greek and Latin music in a masterful blend of sounds from traditional instruments, such as the oud or the nay. As a bandleader, he has developed a unique atmosphere for his music: keeping traditional sound in the front line, he expands it through jazz improvisation and exploding rhythmic development. We have met Alekos for a little chat...

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Friday, 14 March 2014 10:15

Yiannis Kassetas Interview


Yiannis Kassetas is back to Greece after a highly successful launch of his new album “East N Blues” in America. Jazz composer who follow the international developments of the jazz scene, he presents his new album this month in Athens. In this record Kassetas leaves behind the avant-garde jazz  and sets up a return-to-form album. Jazzonline has met him.

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Wednesday, 09 April 2014 00:00

Giorgis Christodoulou Interview


Giorgis Christodoulou draws his origin from Alexandria, Egypt and was brought up in Athens. For the last two years he has been living in Barcelona. With his latest work, Barcelonauta, Giorgis pays homage to his favorite city by gathering original songs from the 1920s up to the 1950s . Jazzonline has met him for a little chat about his last album.

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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00

The Wonderfall Quartet about Horizon


The Wonderfall Quartet  debut album released in 2011 was a real success. Being mostly influenced by the exquisite sound and atmosphere of ECM recordings and the powerful lyricism of their favorite Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.),  their  were bound to shape up  their  own unique sound and playing... Four talented young jazz musicians  very active and devoted to what they do release now their second album.  Jazzonline had a little chat with them .

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Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00

Dimos Dimitriadis Interview


Dimitriadis is regarded as a key figure in musical education in Greece. He is the founder of the unique and highly successful Jazz Studies Program at the Ionian University in Corfu, where he holds the position of Associate Professor of Saxophone and Head of Jazz Studies, the first academic position given to a jazz musician in this country. His international training and strong performance skills, have brought him to record and perform next to some of the leading jazz musicians  such as Tim Hagans, Adam Nussbaum, Chico Freeman, Ron McClure, Sheila Jordan, Mark Murphy, Keith Copeland, Armen Donelian, JD Walter, Jonathan Kreisberg, Andy Middleton, Chico Freeman and many others. Jazzonline met him few weeks before his concert at Athens Concert Hall on May 31, 2014

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Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

Lefteris Kordis Interview


"Pianist Kordis is a masterful musician whose nimble mind can perform the most amazing spontaneous improvisations on any given theme, lightning fast in his fingering and always in precise coordination with the singer and others. He is quite a phenomenon!" Hardwick Gazette

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