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Rhodes Jazz Festival 2016

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Rhodes Jazz Festival 2016 - This international jazz festival is growing to be a unique 2 day event at St. Paul’s Gate, inside the medieval Castle of Rhodes.  Artistic director Dimitri Vassilakis is presenting for the 2nd year running young and talented Greek jazz musicians, many of them from the island of Rhodes, together with more established names of the Greek and international scene, for an exciting new jazz festival in an amazing location. This 2nd Rhodes Jazz Festival is organized by Rhodes Municipal Organization of Culture and Sports, and the South Aegean Region-Department of Culture.

Friday July 8th 2016, 8 pm - St. Paul' s Gate Rhodes - free entrance

 “On The Rhodes” - Young jazz ensemble from the music schools of Pallini and Rhodes play with talented local musicians from the island and the new generation of jazz players in Greece.
Leuteris Hadjiantonis sax
Nefeli Solomon flute
Nestor Vassilakis tenor sax
Konstantinos Stouraitis guitar
Kimon Karoutzos bass
Giannis Papadoulis drums

Dimitri Vassilakis quintet featuring special guest from Atlanta USA trumpet player and Yamaha artist Dr. Chip Crotts. Will play from Dimitri’s award winning Candid recordings in New York and favorite standards.
Konstantinos Stouraitis trio
Konstantinos Stouraitis guitar
Kimon Karoutzos bass
Giannis Papadoulis drums

Saturday July 9th 2016, 8 pm -
St. Paul' s Gate Rhodes - free entrance

Takis Barberis ensemble - Unique combination of 2 of the best guitar players in Greece in jazz ethnic and classical idioms together with a rhythm section from Rhodes featuring Nikos Hasapis an experienced drummer and educator at Rhodes music school.
Takis Barberis guitars
Vasilis Ketentzoglou guitars
Vasilis Sotiriou bass
Nikos Hasapis drums 

Katerina Polemi “Brazilian romance” - Extremely talented, crowd pleasing and uplifting young Greek/Brazilian vocalist/guitarist Katerina Polemi will play hot sambas and bossa novas.
Katerina Polemi vocals/guitar
Kimon Karoutzos bass
Giannis Papadoulis drums
Plus special guests

Val Brug Duo - An experimental mix of jazz, rock, from the 2 brothers from Rhodes, Motorhead and Zeppelin mixed with Thelonius Monk and Ornette Coleman, loops and DnB beats.
Nikos Ziarkas guitars/electronics
Andreas Ziarkas drums



Last modified on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 14:13