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Greek Jazz Panorama - New Generation /4

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Greek Jazz Panorama - New Generation /4 - 9-11 June 2017 - at 21:00 on the roof of Onassis Cultural Centre 107-109 Syngrou Avenue   - Athens — 210 9005800 - -The new generation of the Greek jazz scene experiments with mainstream jazz, grooving relentlessly and creating music soundscapes. For a fourth year we listen to the future, here and now!

Contemporary Greek jazz scene is constantly enriched with new notable ensembles. Panorama New Generation presents for the fourth year characteristic examples of this interesting and vibrant music scene. George Kostopoulos explores the relation between experimental and mainstream jazz, with imaginative results without clichés and stereotypes. Groove Elation Project... relentlessly groove with imagination and boldness. Andreas Papagiannakopoulos with his Leoforio makes musical soundscapes that wish to depict the ‘memory’ of a glance from the window of a bus on a journey without end...


Friday, 9 June
George Kostopoulos with his sextet
George Kostopoulos: double bass
Dimitris Tsakas: saxophone
Philippos Pappas: saxophone
Yiannis Papadopoulos: piano
Thodoris Kotsyfas: guitar
Vassilis Podaras: drums
Saturday, 10 June
Groove Elation Project
George Moutafis: organ, composition, orchestration
Kyriaki Vidali: electric guitar, composition
Antonis Andreou: trombone
Vaggelis Kotzampasis: drums
Dimitris Papadopoulos: trumpet
Yiannis Papanastasiou: saxophone
Vaggelis Paraskevaidis: vibraphone
Giannis Papagiannoulis: percussion
Panagiotis Bourazanis: bass
Singer Nasia Gofa will also take part in some pieces.
Sunday, 11 June
“Leoforio” / Andreas Papagiannakopoulos
Andreas Papagiannakopoulos: guitar
Konstantinos Manos: double bass
Thanos Chatzianagnostou: drums
Stavros Parginos will play the cello and Maria Psatha recitation/interpretation

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