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 George KontrafourisPeter Bernstein 1967
Published in Jazz Birthdays
Friday, 08 April 2011 09:06

A week ago today

A WEEK AGO TODAY - FINNISH TOP OF THE LINE JAZZ
Dayna Stephens, one of the most interesting and musical saxophonists of his generation, stars in "A Week Ago Today", the second release of record label Prophone Finnish Jazz, seeing its international debut on February 23rd, 2011. Andrei Sumelius, George Kontrafouris and Teemu Viinikainen round out the cast on this brilliant new release.

Published in Cds from abroad

 

The third edition of this festival, dedicated to Ladies of Jazz, presented 8 jazz bands with musicians from Finland, France, Canada, England, Puerto Rico and Greece. The artistic director of the festival, George Kontrafouris, presented a program with a repertoire ranging from traditional jazz standards to more contemporary and modern jazz. It was just great performances from great musicians. A still young festival with warm and friendly atmosphere open to every jazz addict or simply jazz lover.

Published in Interviews
Friday, 07 June 2013 12:34

George Kontrafouris Interview


George Kontrafouris   jazz pianist & organist with an international career and probably the leading and most restless figure of his generation on the Greek jazz scene, Professor at the   jazz department of the Ionian University, and the Artistic Director of Tinos Jazz Festival presents the fifth edition of Tinos Jazz and discusses his impressions of life, music, and jazz education.
Published in Interviews
Saturday, 23 July 2011 13:07

Impromptu Session


Wade Mikkola - Impromptu Session

Jussi Kannaste (tenor saxophone); George Kontrafouris (Hammond b-3 organ); Joe Farnsworth (drums).

Published in Cds from abroad
Sunday, 01 January 2012 16:53

Contrasts - The Quintet Live!


W. Mikkola — M. Innanen — M. Dunkel — G. Kontrafouris — K. Suonsaari -

Published in Cds from abroad
Saturday, 12 November 2011 15:07

Jazz NOW - 2011


This new CD marks 15 years of the Ionian University Jazz Program.

Published in Discography
Sunday, 12 May 2013 12:41

Jazz improvisation Seminar


Jazz improvisation Seminar by George Kontrafouris on May 12, 2012 at 17:00 -   R. Ferraiou 7 Patras . More about George Kontrafouris http://www.jazzonline.gr/en/musicians/item/48-kontrafouris-george.html

Published in Jazz Education
Thursday, 06 September 2012 19:26

Urban Jazz - 2012


George Kontrafouris Baby Trio

Published in Discography
Saturday, 13 April 2013 23:00

Migration - 2013


Jiannis PAVLIDIS  - Adam NUSSBAUM -  George KONTRAFOURIS  

Published in Discography
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