Concerts

1st FOUGARO JAZZ FESTIVAL
Fougaro/Nafplion |

4 Jazz bands – 16 top musicians in a high-level program, ranging from traditional elements of Jazz to the more modern forms. Fougaro dynamically contributing to the cultural life, establishes this annual event of Fougaro Jazz Festival starting this year, with two evenings devoted to Jazz on October 11 & 12, 2013 at Fougaro – Asklipiou Street 98 Nafplion –  27520.47300 –  Entrance free

Live performance program 

October 11, 2013 :  20.30 – 21.30: HARIS LAMBRAKIS QUARTET  –  22.00 – 23.00: TAKIS BARBERIS GROUP

October 12, 2013 : 20.30 – 21.30: LEFTERIS CHRISTOFIS GROUP  –  22.00 – 23.00: GEORGE TRANTALIDIS SPECIAL QUARTET

And during the two days of the festival , jazz vinyl lovers will have the pleasure to visit  the exhibition “ Vintage Jazz Vinyl Covers” with covers of historical vinyl  records.
October 11, 2013

20.30 – 21.30: HARIS LAMBRAKIS QUARTET – Nick Sidirokastritis: drums – Dimitris Theoharis: piano – Dimitris Tsekouras: bass – Haris Lambrakis: ney – The Haris Lambrakis Quartet was established in 2006 and has since appeared in major festivals in Greece and abroad. Centerpiece of the music is the modal jazz, and its obvious influences from John Coltrane, the world music and improvised music. With references to the East, the quartet is inspired by jazz harmonies, rhythms and melodies that refer to the 1960s and 1970s.

 22.00 – 23.00: TAKIS BARBERIS GROUP – Takis Barberis, guitar  – Manos Saridakis, keyboards – George Georgiadis, bass – Giorgos Polychonopoulos , drums  – Takis Barberis’ music goes  from jazz / rock  into a creative mix of folk music. In the 80s, he was a member of the Jazz Fusion Quintet and  Iskra group. Since 1990 has released six solo albums and has worked with internationally renowned artists.
More about Takis Barberis: http://www.jazzonline.gr/en/musicians/item/90-barberis-takis.html

October 12, 2013

20.30 – 21.30: LEFTERIS CHRISTOFIS GROUP – Lefteris Chirstofis, guitar – Jacques Marugg , vibraphone – Andreas Kostopoulos, bass – Nikos Touliatos, drums – Lefteris Christofis  has been called by Benedetto Guitars one of the leading guitarists in Europe. His latest album “Nous Icons” has been published and released by the legendary Blue Note Records. He has worked with Chico Freeman, Paul Wertico, Jeff Berlin, and Howard Paul among others.
More about Lefteris Christofis http://www.jazzonline.gr/en/musicians/item/523-christofis-lefteris.html

 22.00 – 23.00: GEORGE TRANTALIDIS SPECIAL QUARTET – George Trantalidis, drums – Pantelis Benetatos, piano – Yotis Samaras, guitar –  Periklis Trivolis, bass – The composer, producer and drummer George Trandalidis, member of Socrates and Sphinx, has released eight albums with great reviews worldwide. He was the first who “married” the Greek traditional music and jazz, which led to appearances at international festivals jazz. He produced the show Jazz in ERA 2 and in 2004 participated as a composer and arranger in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Athens.
More about George Trantalidis http://www.jazzonline.gr/en/musicians/item/44-giorgos-trantalidis.html

source: jazzonline.gr

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