Starting on Saturday April 14th, Muse Festival presented 7 "Spring Concerts", featuring some of the best Greek
& International Jazz Musicians.
These Concerts represented 7 different angles of viewing contemporary music and Jazz in particular.
Muse Festival's Spring Concerts were hosted by the
well known "Ianos Cafe" in downtown Athens and sponsored once again by
Muse Festival Spring Concerts 2007
14/4 22:30 George Psyhoyios + String Quartet
A mixture of Classical music and Jazz blended with the sound of the string Quartet
21/4 22:30 Takis Paterelis Quintet
Lively mainstream Jazz fronted by one of the best sax players in Greece
28/4 22:30 Three Generations: Mimis Plessas – Vasilis Rakopoulos – Antonis Ladopoulos
The trio will feature compositions by Mr Plessas as well as traditional Greek songs arranged and performed in an improvised Jazz perspective
5/5 22:30 Savina Yannatou group: With words – without words
Savina is one of the most respected vocalists in the European World-Jazz scene. An ECM recording artist, she has toured Europe extensively. She will be performing new material accompanied by a group of top notch musicians
12/5 22:30 The Buzzurro/Smith NO- BORDERS DUO
Richard Smith (Los Angeles) and Francesco Buzzurro (Sicily), two virtuoso guitarists from opposite sides of the world, perform a diverse program that spans the styles of the planet: classical, jazz, blues, rock, samba, cha cha, tango, tarantella and swing.
19/5 22:30 Yiotis Kiourtsoglou Hapopsis Group
A septet led by virtuoso bassist Yiotis Kiourtsoglou featuring compositions from his latest project “Hapopsis”
26/5 22:30 Takis Farazis - Music for Piano & String Quartet
Takis Farazis, a world class pianist, is going to present his jazz compositions for piano & String Quartet