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Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival 2019   May 27 - June 2  - Technopolis - Pireos 100 Gazi  -  210 3475518, 210 3453548 - The Onassis Cultural Center meets the Technopolis of Athens on jazz paths ... Two organizations with a strong activity in the music development of the city, present the19th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, for six  days full of music.
The longest-running musical institution of Athens with free entry will host, as every year, a variety of jazz, bands and shapes with an international career and recognition from every corner of the globe. This year, for 7 days, on the stage of Technopolis, we welcome 21 musical formats from 19 countries, while the festival frames a series of parallel events, speeches, workshops, exhibitions,  and not only. 

The Selection of Greek participation
  for the 19 Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival - Applications can be sent until March 15, 2019. The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, will celebrate its 19 years  with five days full of music from May 27 to June 2, 2019.  A four members committee will select  the greek participation. Dead line for applications is March 15. Musicians may submit applications, enclosing a CV and a CD or Demo of their work, until March 15, 2019 at "Technopolis" Municipality of Athens, Piraeus 100, PC 118 54, Athens - with the mention: 18 Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival.
For more information you can contact  Elina Linoxylaki every day (except weekends) from 10.00 to 16.00 : 213 0109300 

Vinyl is Back Goes Jazz on December 7,8,9, 2018 at Cine Keramikos - in the heart of Athens ! - Keramikou 58 and Marathonos 13 - 210-5222222 -  metro Omonias or Keramikos. Entrance free. 

Delayed for decades, Aretha Franklin's 'Amazing Grace' hitting screens. This documentary capturing the Queen of Soul's 1972 gospel sessions (at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles ), is finally headed to theaters after decades of legal and technical snags. What it reveals is the glory of Aretha seeing the light.

Syros Jazz Festival 2018 - October 5,6 & 7 - For the sixth consecutive year, at the beginning of October, Syros Jazz Festival returns to its natural venue, the Apollo Theatre in Ermoupolis. This time too, it offers a free three-day programme with quite remarkable events thanks to the South Aegean Region Administration, the Municipality of Syros-Ermoupolis, and the people who support it.

Petit Paris d' Athènes - 2018 - 4-14 October - The 6th Petit Paris d' Athènes once again is going to host musical performances, art and photo galleries, street art, theater, street performances, colloquiums, “tables rondes” and “rendez vous sociaux”, educational activities, chess. The festival is co-organized by the Athens Art Network, the City of Athens organization of culture, sports and youth and the Region of Attica, Athens, with the support of the French embassy and the French institute of Greece.    

9th Djangofest -Athens Gypsy Jazz Festival 2018 - 22 & 23 September 2018, Technopolis City of Athens - The 9th Athens Djangofest Athens Gypsy Jazz Festival returns to the Technopolis City of Athens on 22nd & 23rd of September!

FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL on September 21,22 & 23, 2018 at Fougaro — Asklipiou Street 98 Nafplion -   27520.47300 -   Entrance free - 3 days – 7 bands - 21 musicians - reservation 74000140 -  JOHN CRAMPTON | TAKHΣ ΦΑΡΑΖΗΣ ΤRΙΟ | ΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΠΗΛΙΔΗΣ QUARTET  | ΣΤΑΘΗΣ ΑΝΝΙΝΟΣ | WORLD TRIO : KABASELE, ΜΠΕΝΕΤΑΤΟΣ, ΤΡΙΒΟΛΗΣ | ΤΑΚΗΣ ΠΑΤΕΡΕΛΗΣ QUARTET | LIA HIDE QUARTET

John Coltrane: Lost 1963 recording will be released as album.

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