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08/12/2018 "Holiday Tunes by the Athens Military Band Jazz Octet" free music concert @ SNF

Holiday Tunes by the Athens Military Band Jazz Octet | 08/12/2018 | 12.00 | SNFCC

On December 8, the Jazz Octet, consisting of members of the Athens Military Band (ASDYS), presents a Christmas program featuring swing, Latin and Afro-American rhythms in a unique retrospective of jazz history.

Established in 2014 on the 190th anniversary of Greek military bands, 1825–2015, the Jazz Octet has performed in venues such as the Epigraphic and Numismatic Museum in Athens, the Byzantine Museum in Athens, the Athens War Museum, Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall and Technopolis – City of Athens, and has been featured on Jazz in the City radio show on Greek Public Radio. The Jazz Octet has received critical praise for Tribute to Duke Ellington (2015) and Cuba to the World (2016).

Kostas Kefalas, trumpet

Yannis Kaikis, trombone

Giorgos Konstantakis, tenor saxophone

Leonidas Malakis, baritone saxophone

Konstantinos Zotos, piano

Ioannis Chatziioannou, bass

Nikolas Athanassiadis, drums

Giorgos Pavlis, percussion

Guest: Dora Samara, flute

Free admission

Saturday 08/12/2018



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