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Jazz guitarist Tassos Spiliotopoulos returned to his erstwhile base London, for a one-night performance with his quartet at the Vortex Jazz Club, on 26 September. The Vortex gig marked the start of a month-long tour of venues around England.


Ladies in Jazz bring a feminine flair to the masculine world of jazz.  Here are some artist who are the essence of  jazz music in Greece. Discover these fabulous ladies of jazz of the Greek jazz scene.


Jazz- flavoured samba: Petros Klampanis’ Brazilian Project at the Athens Megaron - A one-off performance reminiscent of Stan Getz’s jazz samba, albeit without the saxophone sound, livened up the Athens Megaron garden on 14 July, 2016.


One of the most talented alto saxophonists and at the same time one of the most turbulent personalities of jazz passed away on 15 June 1982: Art Pepper, whose superb mastery of the alto saxophone, exciting compositions and stormy life have left an indelible mark in jazz history.


"The reluctant rocker and devoted jazzman: Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones" By Mihalis Yanneski  -  Charlie Watts, the drummer who became ultra-famous as a member of the Rolling Stones, was born on 2 June 1941.  However, it is not widely known that Watts is first and foremost a jazz musician and aficionado.


Bassist Petros Klampanis’ Trio (PKT) crisscrossed Europe, playing their fifth gig in a week in the Vortex Jazz Club London on Sunday 29 May, 2016 (preceded by trio gigs in Amsterdam, Moscow, and Köln and a duo appearance, by Klampanis and the guitarist Hekselman,  in Athens).  The group seems to be thriving on travel, as their London performance belied their intensive schedule.

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