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Benito Gonzalez & Dimitri Vassilakis Quartet

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Benito Gonzalez piano & improvisation clinic / Concert with Dimitri Vassilakis Quartet on October 4, 2014 at PHILIPPOS NAKAS CONCERT HALL - 41 HIPPOCRATOUS STR, ATHENS -  210 3634000 - SEMINAR AT 7 P.M. - CONCERT AT 8.30 P.M. - TICKETS AT 10 €  - for Philippos Nakas Conservatory's students, free attendance to the clinic

Superstar jazz pianist Benito Gonzalez at Nakas Conservatory on Saturday, October 4th!
Jazz piano and improvisation Clinic at 19:00 hrs
During the clinic Benito Gonzalez will analyze historically all jazz piano styles from Fats Waller to Herbie Hancock refering to his own collaborations with major jazz musicians such as Jackie MacLean, Kenny Garrett, Roy Hargrove, Steve Turre, Nickolas Payton, Curtis Fuller, Pharaoh Sanders, Bobby Hutcherson, Delfayo Marsalis etc.
Students of all instruments are welcome to the seminar, which will have the form of a workshop and Gonzalez will collaborate on stage with those who want to improvise with him. The advice of a session musician of Gonzalez's caliber is extremely valuable for any student.


Afterwards Gonzalez will join Dimitri Vassilakis Quartet in a unique concert:
Dimitri Vassilakis Quartet featuring Benito Gonzalez at 20:30 hrs
Dimitri Vassilakis saxes/vocals
Benito Gonzales piano
Manos Loutas bass
George Polyhronakos drums 

They will present compositions both of Vassilakis (Candid Records) and Gonzalez from their recent discography, but also new material, which will be recorded soon.


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