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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


Dizzy Gillespie - Athens "Rex" 1956 -  


What is the European Music Day? Nothing less than the country’s biggest open air and entrance-free musical gathering!  


The legendry Cuban musician Bebo Valdes who is said to have been the founder of Latin Jazz and one of the giants of Cuban music has died at the age of 94.