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5th Jazz in July festival 2016 | Vamos Apokoronou - Hania Crete

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Once again, Vamos will host the well-established festival "Jazz in July"! The talented artists will take you to a magical journey in the mystical and enthralling world of jazz!  from July 4 at Vamos Rethymnon - Crete - 6939983958 -

 7 concerts, a Film Night plus a photo exhibition will make July the most interesting month of the year! The festival will take place at Amphitheatre "β" in Vamos, as usual. This year we will have among us the Grace Flower Quartet (16/7) and the Yiorgos Fakanas Group (30/7) who were supposed to perform last year, but they didn't due to the political and financial circumstances in Greece back then. Tickets: 12 euros at the entrance, 10 euros in advance, 65 euros for all concerts. Free admission for the Film Night. Tickets can be obtained from Wednesday 15/6/2016 at the "Vamos Village" Tourist Office, "Bloumosifis" taverna and "Hasomeri" in Vamos and at the bookstore “Mikro Karavi”, 59 Daskaloyianni str. Tel. 2821401648 in Hania.
In addition: Vamos-Art and Thought organizes, as a part of the festival, the photo exhibition "Blue Notes in black and white" at Hasomeri, Vamos. Black and white photos of the jazz horizon taken by some of the most important photographers of America! Opening day: 5/7/2016, 18:00. Later the same night a gig with Tim Whitehead and Phil Harrison will follow at Hasomeri. The exhibition will last until 3/8/2016 and closes with another gig at Hasomeri: Maria Manousaki, Phil Harrison, Alison Hadjidakis.
Let's enjoy some good jazz and art in the heart of July!



JULY 4 – 21:00 - Aggeliki Toubanaki and the Buzz Bastardz -
Aggeliki Toubanaki is a vocalist/musician/performer. Her interest revolves around jazz and folk music (Balkan,Mediterranean, Oriental). She is the lead singer and founder of the musical project «Buzz Bastardz». She has attended master classes on Jazz improvisation (JD Walter, Veneto Jazz Workshops) and classes on Persian classical vocals (Mamak Khadem) Flamenco song (Vicente Gelo), Folk Polyphonic Signing of Epirus, percussions (davul, bendir), Bulgarian singing (Tzvetanka Varimezova) and Classical Ottoman singing (Ahmet Erdogdular). 
Aggeliki Toubanaki: Vocals
Pantelis Stoikos: Trumpet, Kaval
Yiannis Papanastasiou: Alto sax
Vassilis Ketentzoglou: Guitar
Paraskevas Kitsos: Bass
Ioannis Angelopoulos: Drums

JULY 6 – 21:00 - Scarlet Nights - Jazz Blues & Swing
Dora Tsiga, vocals
Sotiris Pepelas, trumpet
Yiannis Kafetzopoulos, piano

JULY 12 – 21:00 - Rafalides/ Klampanis/ Manesis trio - Three top Jazz musician for a unique performance of modern jazz creativity
Christos Rafalides, vibraphone
Spyros Manesis, piano
Petros Klampanis, bass

JULY 16  – 21:00 - Grace Flowers Quintet
modal jazz - Fenia Papadodima: vocals - Dimitris Theocharis piano - Yiannis Papadopoulos bass - Leonidas Sarantopoulos flute -Nikos Sidirokastritis drums

JULY 17 – 21:00 - Trilogia
Three Greek virtuosos with soul, imagination and power–which is to say three genuine artists–joining forces with a truly stellar improviser to form an explosive contemporary jazz trio.George Trantalidis ,drums, George Kontrafouris, Hammond and Yiotis Samaras
,electric guitar.The three talented musicians have met long time ago, and given the important recordings and wealth of experience as group leaders and members of other international ensembles they each bring to the encounter, the result is always awesome.
Συνάντηση κορυφής! Τρεις από τους σπουδαιότερους Έλληνες μουσικούς της jazz από καταβολής! Μια ανεπανάληπτη jazz εμπειρία!
 
JULY 23 – 21:00 - Jazz & Cinema
«Cotton Club»F.F.Copolla.

JULY 27 – 21:00 - Socratis Sinopoulos Quartet
Sokratis Sinopoulos’ Constantinopolitan lyre and quartet scatter to the eight winds, spiriting us along with them on journeys to different musical crossroads. 
Sokratis Sinopoulos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied classical guitar while taking lessons in Byzantine music and folk song at I.Tsiamoulis’ school where he sang with the school children’s choir. In 1988 he started studying Lyra and Lute with Ross Daly and a year later he joined his group “Labyrinthos”. In the last twenty years Sinopoulos has collaborated with composers, musicians and singers from Greece and abroad in various genres, from folk music to jazz, participating in countless concerts and recordings all around the world. In 1999 he was honored with the Melina Mercouri national award for young artists. In 2011 he created Sokratis Sinopoulos Quartet. The debut album of the quartet, eight Winds  was produced by Manfred Eicher for ECM records and was released in September 2015. 

JULY 28 – 21:00 - Thodoros Kapilidis Quartet  - Hhardbob jazz & soul jazz. 
Theo Kapilidis - guitar
Florian Egli- alto saxophone
Raphael Walser- bass
Maxime Paratte- drums

JULY 30 – 21:00 -  Yiorgos Fakanas Group
Takis Paterelis - saxophones
Anthony Andreou- trombone
Mark Chaidemenos - keys
George Fakanas - bass
Menios Pasialis - drums

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