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Dizzy Gillespie - Athens "Rex" 1956 -  


What is the European Music Day? Nothing less than the country’s biggest open air and entrance-free musical gathering!  


The legendry Cuban musician Bebo Valdes who is said to have been the founder of Latin Jazz and one of the giants of Cuban music has died at the age of 94.


The Academy of Camerata Europaea (CE) in cooperation with the Cultural Center BETON7 invites young artists (age limit 35 years by the date of application) to participate in a series of concerts, that will be held by Camerata Youth at BETON7 in Athens-Greece in the upcoming artistic season 2013/2014 in the following individual instruments:  Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn


Legendary songwriter, composer and producer Quincy Jones celebrate this year his 80th  birthday.


Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy.


Dizzy Gillespie died 20 years ago on January 6, 1993


John Scofield   celebrate his 61st   birthday on December 26


The drummer , a top freelance drummer during New York's post-bop heyday in the 1950s and '60s, died early this morning in New York. He was 74 years old.