Jazz Chronicle - 1982

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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.

In Greece
Two new jazz albums are released  
One,Two,Three,Four- http://jazzonline.gr/en/cd-releases/item/1921-one-two-three-four-%E2%80%93-1982.html
Fillosies - http://jazzonline.gr/en/cd-releases/item/1959-fillosies-1982.html

                   



Around the world

- Thelonious Monk
dies on February 17. His death inspires a rash of memorial tributes, and his compositions remain a core part of the standards repertoire.

- John Scofield
join Miles Davis on his Europeen tour.

- “We Want Miles” released by Columbia Records in 1982 features one of the first live appearances by Davis in more than five years. This album won the 1982 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance by a Soloist. It is the only official worldwide live release of Miles Davis' band from his final years, since Miles! Miles! Miles!, documenting the show in Tokyo from which some tracks ended up on We Want Miles, was released exclusively in Japan.

-Art Pepper died of a stroke in Los Angeles on June 15.

- In 1982, Gillespie had a cameo appearance on Stevie Wonder's hit "Do I Do".

- Face to Face is released: Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Freddie Hubbard

- Pat Metheny is one of the most artistically resourceful and commercially successful artists who came to prominence in the 1980s. His career has achieved a workable balance between a mass popular appeal – more typical of a rock musician than a jazz performer, and capable of filling a football stadium at a live gig -  and a consistent devotion to musical innovation that has let him to collaborate with notable figures from the avant-garde.


               

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