Muse Festival 2005 is a non-profit project conceived and realized by "Muse.gr" Music Institute of Athens and co-produced by the "Epi Kolono" theatre with the support from "Jazz & tzaz" monthly music magazine.
Our primary goal is to promote the creative nucleus of the Greek music scene and unite in a single event, the different musical backgrounds of the most active artists - bands in the country.
Muse 2005 five day festival took place from 7th to 11th of December at "Epi Kolono" theatre in Athens. All the performances were recorded in multitrack digital format and forwarded as a single event to the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) server for broadcasting.
Each of the five days of the festival represented a different musical color in a multicultural canvas ranging from mainstream jazz to Greek and middle-eastern improvisational music.
The Muse Festival 2005 concert program was:
1 Takim (Traditional improvisational Greek music)
2 Nikos Kapilidis (Ethnic Jazz Quartet)
3 David Lynch + George Kaloudis (Sax and electric cello improvisational music)
4 Omadiki Apodrasi (Soft Jazz with vocals)
5 Antonis Ladopoulos Jazz Trio (Very interactive improvisational Jazz)
6 Mode Plagal (Traditional Greek & Jazz fusion)
7 Vasilis Rakopoulos Group (An improvisational approach on traditional Greek & Egyptian themes)
8 Haik Yazdijian and friends (Armenian & Arabic sounds)
9 Krotala (Improvisational percussion music)
Sunday 11/12/05 (Piano night)
10 Danae Stefanou (20th Century Improvisational music)
11 Takis Farazis (Jazz & classical music)
12 Sakis Papadimitriou - Georgia Syleou (Improvisational piano & vocal music)
13 Thanos Mikroutsikos (Original Compositions and improvisations)
"Muse Festival 2005" was endorsed and sponsored by the National Public Radio (ERT) and other government and private institutions.