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Jazz declared a “national treasure” by US congress.

In Greece, The group ISKRA released A New Day, their first ablum. Around the world, an era close with the passing of Benny Goodman &Thad Jones.

Few releases in Greece while Weather report records its final album This is This

Sun Ra visits Athens and Herbie Hancock win a grammy for "Rock it"

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is rolling out a holiday line-up of collectible 12" and 7" vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day on November 29, 2013.

In Greece, 4releases this year from Sakis Papadimitriou, Floros Floridis, Anna Simopoulos and Thomas Sliomis with Daunik Lazro.
Around the world, Keith Jarrett returned to the trio format, Wynton Marsalis makes musical history & Herbie Hancock’s synthesized dance hit “Rockit”

n Greece, Two new jazz albums are released. Abroad, Thelonious Monk dies. His death inspires a rash of memorial tributes, and his compositions remain a core part of the standards repertoire.

Here is Jazzonline selection of stores  and e-store  where you will find a large selection of rare new/used Jazz vinyls. Vinyl record stores are here to stay ! For a while there, in 1980, it seemed like the shiny and small CD had ruthlessly put down the vinyl record, but while its market was small the vinyl record was never really gone. Especially since 2008, the vinyl record has been making a strong comeback.

In 1981, Mimis Plessas releases his first Jazz album. Overseas, Miles Davis tours to Japan with Wynton Marsalis, Herbie Hancock,  Ron Carter,Tony Williams