Wednesday 20 July 2016
Jazz in Paros 2016
For the 6th consecutive year, Jazz in Paros takes place in Paros from 20-25/07 2016 under the artistic direction of the exquisite and talented musician and composer Petros Klampanis.
Jazz in Paros festivities are part of a 5-day long workshop, the Paros Jazz Academy, which is held every year in parallel with the Jazz in Paros Festival and are established as institutions in Paros since 2011.
Besides the bass player and composer Petros Klampanis which is also distinguished on the other side of the Atlantic in New York, in this year’s organization they will also participate very well known and established Jazz musicians such us: Dimos Dimitriadis (saxophone), Spyros Manesis (piano), Panagiotis Andreou (el. bass), Costas Baltazanis (guitar), Τammy Scheffer (vocals), Ronen Itzik (drums).
The duration of the academy is five intensive days of jazz lessons and is catering for the needs of musicians and singers with some experience in the genre, who would like to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Jazz, as well as to improve their technical aptitude and skills under the guidance of professional musicians and experienced teachers.
Daily lessons will include seminars on the use of musical instruments (electric and acoustic bass, saxophone, piano, electric and acoustic guitar and drums), vocal lessons, group sessions and improvisation sessions. All students have the opportunity also to practice in Jam sessions, organized in the evenings and take part in the student concert organized on the 25th July in Pisso Livadi.
Jazz in Paros has a free spirit; it is dynamic and in continuous evolution through new collaborations and the pursuit of new innovative artistic expressions.
If you want to take part in the Jazz Academy, you can fill out an application form by visiting our website www.parosjazzacademy.com, where you will also find information on the cost of the program.
For further information as well as the program of the Festival you can visit the website www.jazzinparos.gr.