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Jazz Chronicle – 1988

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Gill Evans dies aged 75. His orchestra undertakes a memorial tour of Italy ...
- Chet Baker is killed when he fails from his Amsterdam hotel window in mysterious circumstances . the trumpeter’s life become the subject of a documentary, Let’s Get Lost, filmed by Bruce Weber.

- Dave Brubeck group return to the Soviet Union  along with former bassist, Eugene Wright, accompanied President Reagan to Moscow to perform at the Reagan-Gorbachev Summit

- Clint Eastwood directs the biopic Bird, dramatizing the final years of Charlie Parker’s life and using Parker’s original recording for its soundtracks

- Joe Zawinul forms the Zaniwul Syndicate with guitarist Scott Henderson.

- Keith Jarrett gives a solo concert in Paris. He is nominated for a grammy award for his recording  of the first book of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 48 Preludes an Fugues .


In Greece, George Trantalidis, Michalis Siganidis and Vangelis Katsoulis release new album
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