30/08 @ SNFCC: The Jazz Octet Band, of the Athens Military Guard free music concert ;)
The Jazz Octet Band, of the Athens Military Guard | 30/08 - 21.00 - SNFCC
The Jazz Octet Band, of the Athens Military Guard
The Jazz Octet Band, of the Athens Military Guard bring the month to a relaxing wrap up with the Blue Mood concert; a throwback to the history of Jazz that combines Afro-American elements with contemporary jazz.
Jazz Octet has performed in many concert venues, including the Athens Concert Hall, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall and Technopolis – City of Athens while it has also been featured on Jazz in the City radio show on ERT’s Third Program. The Jazz Octet has received critical acclaim for its projects Tribute toDuke Ellington (2015) and Cuba to the World (2016).
At the SNFCC concert, the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy selections from these two projects as well as compositions by the great Duke of jazz, the unique Duke Ellington, and do a fly-over to Latin America to bring back favorite tunes by Chucho Valdés, Chick Corea, Paquito D’Rivera and more.
Kostas Kefalas, trumpet
Yannis Kaikis, trombone
Giorgos Konstantakis, tenor saxophone
Leonidas Malakis, barytone saxophone
Dora Samara, flute
Konstantinos Zotos, piano
Ioannis Chatziioannou, bass
Nikolas Athanassiadis, drums
Giorgos Pavlis, percussion