Greek and Cuban Jazz Masters Perform at Scullers Jazz Club on Wednesday, January 11

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Elio Villafranca
Two masters on their instruments—guitarist Spiros Exaras and pianist Elio Villafranca—are performing together in concert at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online or at the door.

Exaras, from Greece, is a versatile guitarist who studied classical music and composition at Athens Conservatory, before branching out into jazz as well as a variety of movie and theater soundtracks.

Villafranca is from western Cuba and is one of the country's foremost jazz pianists and composers. In 2010 he was nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional World Music Album.

For a schedule of upcoming performances at Scullers Jazz Club, click here.

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