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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 


In Greece, the new decade start with 3 Jazz Albums. Abroad, Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Jazz, received a Grammy award in 1980 at the age of 62, had long been one of the most popular vocalist in Jazz.


For each year, the chronicle mentions the personalities, events, stories, innovations and more, behind the most exciting and influential musical genre of the modern age. 1979 is for Greece the starting point of the Greek Jazz Discography


Saxophonist and flutist Frank Wess, a marvel of jazz longevity who famously played with Count Basie in the 1950s, died earlier today.


The vinyl record, once considered valuable only to super-fans and audiophiles, has made its resurgence – and it’s coming back strong

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Chadwick Boseman will portray James Brown in an untitled biopic of the Soul singer   directed by Tate Taylor and produced by both rock legend Mick Jagger and Oscar-winner Brian Grazer.


Marcus Miller is back. From September 26, 2013, every Thursday at 19:00 on TSF jazz radio www.tsfjazz.com ( in French …) -   More on Marcus Miller http://www.jazzonline.gr/en/jazznews/others/itemlist/tag/Marcus%20Miller.html