Athens, Greece--origin of democracy, birthplace of the Olympics, and the inspirational setting for tenor saxophonist, drummer, and composer Dimitri Vassilakis.
Vassilakis and his trio bring fresh, organic, and energized music to the US on Thursday, April 12th 7-9 pm.
Thursday April 12th 7-9 pm
New York Onassis Atrium Cafe
5th Ave and 52nd str. Olympic Tower
Free event for the young friends of the Onassis Cultural Centre
Dimitri Vassilakis: saxes, vocals
Theo Hill: piano
Essiet Okon Essiet: bass
Sylvia Cuenca: drums
Greek saxophone prodigy Dimitri Vassilakis is revered as the Hellenic god of post-modern expression as he proves on his provocative new CD Parallel Lines (Candid). A rhapsodic stylist of immense power and authority." --London Jazz Festival 2005
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