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Mani Jazz Academy 2017 on 6-11 JULY 2017 - Group & private lessons, improvisation, workshops, concerts and all within the breathtaking landscape of Mani.


This is a kind of a Greek Jazz Map: a list of all cafés,bars, restaurants, venues & festivals  where you can listen to jazz music all over Greece  (live or not). They are not necessarily  jazz bars but they all have jazz event sometimes  &  jazzy tunes are always in the air. This is not a limited list. We might have missed or forgotten some jazzy places just because we don’t know about them. So this list can be update anytime.


Jay Clayton:  A pioneer of jazz, in voice improvisation and music education, member of Vocal Summit with Bobby McFerrin and the ensemble of Steve Reich! -
A workshop with the intention of helping jazz and improvisation singers reach a higher level of proficiency taught by a master vocalist and instructor. Dates: May 24th, 25th, 26th, 2017  at PHILIPPOS NAKAS CONCERT HALL - 41 IPPOKRATOUS STR., ATHENS, TEL. 210 3634000

14 May 2017

Open Day 2017


Open Day on May 14, 2017 at Nakas Conservatory (Headquarters) - Ippokratous 41, 10680 Athens - Tel: 210 3634000 - Don't miss it !  It is a music fest, prepared with special care by the Philippos Nakas Conservatory and its teachers, a unique opportunity for entertainment, information, education, open and free for all, including many different activities:


"She has a technique and musicality that bests most performers of her generation, and her understanding of the "great American songbook" makes pretenders pale in comparison."


LIEBMAN / SWALLOW / NUSSBAUM – Three Jazz Giants with a program of originals and standards! The intimacy of the trio setting gives everyone big exposure, and the fact that there is no harmony instrument provides lots of freedom for Liebman. the Album: We Three“ is a treat for the ears, 12 songs by three of jazz' strongest players. The group combines decades of experience, friendship and the player's mutual respect and affection radiates through the music's easy grace. Amazing Album !

30 March 2017

Harold Mabern


The magic of the legendary "Mr. Big Hands" of jazz -  Harold Mabern credits Errol Garner, Phineas Newborn, Ahmad Jamal and Bud Powell as his main mentors, but the influence of Blues pianists like Memphis Slim can also be detected in his playing. In Mabern’s own words: “… I think of myself today as a blues pianist who understands jazz.”

25 March 2017

Bill Frisell


One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise and more. He is known for using an array of effects to create unique sounds from his instrument.


Harp and improvisation with Felice Pomeranz on March 23, 2017 at 19:00 at PHILIPPOS NAKAS CONCERT HALL 41 IPPOKRATOUS STR., Athens - 210 3634000 - entrance free -  workshop & masterclass.

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