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The Academy of Camerata Europaea (CE) in cooperation with the Cultural Center BETON7 invites young artists (age limit 35 years by the date of application) to participate in a series of concerts, that will be held by Camerata Youth at BETON7 in Athens-Greece in the upcoming artistic season 2013/2014 in the following individual instruments:  Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn

Legendary songwriter, composer and producer Quincy Jones celebrate this year his 80th  birthday.

Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy.

Dizzy Gillespie died 20 years ago on January 6, 1993

John Scofield   celebrate his 61st   birthday on December 26

The drummer , a top freelance drummer during New York's post-bop heyday in the 1950s and '60s, died early this morning in New York. He was 74 years old.

Trumpeter Ted Curson, best known for his stint in the band of Charles Mingus circa 1960, died today. He was 77.

Legendary jazz master is having his 75th birthday on  May 4, 2012. He is one of the most recorded musicians in all of jazz, with over 2,500 sessions to his credit. He is also a master bass player with a unique and instantly identifiable style.

The ACT label celebrates its 20th anniversary, under the leadership of its founder Siggi Loch in a unique concert on stage at the New Morning in Paris   on Wednesday 25 April, 2012.