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Manos Saridakis Seminar

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Manos Saridakis Seminar - The secrets of jazz harmony and orchestration on November 25, 2013 at  Philippos Nakas Conservatory of music at 20:30 pm - ippokratous 41, Athens -   210 3634000 - entrance free

Manos Saridakis will analyze the evolution of jazz harmony from the era of ragtime. Traversing styles and eras (swing & broadway, stride piano, bebop, modern jazz 1950-60, modal, hard bop) he will reach up to the avant garde and free jazz. He will alsogive musical examples on how to obtain a nice aesthetic perception of the rhythmic and placement of voices (voicings) depending on the style of each period / musical style and how we can transcribe with simple melodic and rhythmic lines multiple musical styles of jazz and beyond (eg Blues, Rock, Pop, Funk, Reggae, R & B). Manos Saridakis will also give live examples of piano transcriptions by jazz pianists such as Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, George Shearing, Errol Garner, Hank Jones, McCoy Tyner, Kenny Barron , etc.

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