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Monday, 11 November 2013 14:03

Jazz Chronicle – 1979


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

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013 13:58

Jazz Chronicle - 1980


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.

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Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:12

Jazz Chronicle - 1981


In 1981, Mimis Plessas releases his first Jazz album. Overseas, Miles Davis tours to Japan with Wynton Marsalis, Herbie Hancock,  Ron Carter,Tony Williams 

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Friday, 15 November 2013 16:16

Jazz Chronicle - 1982


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.

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Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Jazz Chronicle - 1983


In Greece, 4releases this year from Sakis Papadimitriou, Floros Floridis, Anna Simopoulos and Thomas Sliomis with Daunik Lazro.
Around the world, Keith Jarrett returned to the trio format, Wynton Marsalis makes musical history & Herbie Hancock’s synthesized dance hit “Rockit”

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Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00

Jazz Chronicle - 1984


Sun Ra visits Athens and Herbie Hancock win a grammy for "Rock it"

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Monday, 23 December 2013 00:00

Jazz Chronicle - 1985


Few releases in Greece while Weather report records its final album This is This

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Monday, 30 December 2013 00:00

Jazz Chronicle - 1986


In Greece, The group ISKRA released A New Day, their first ablum. Around the world, an era close with the passing of Benny Goodman &Thad Jones.

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Monday, 06 January 2014 00:00

Jazz Chronicle – 1987


Jazz declared a “national treasure” by US congress.

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Monday, 13 January 2014 00:00

Jazz Chronicle – 1988


Gill Evans dies aged 75. His orchestra undertakes a memorial tour of Italy ...
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