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Generations - Greek Oud Jazz

by George Koufogiannakis

A combination of Modern Jazz and Traditional Greek Music from and inspired by the Island of Crete. 2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee, "World Solo Artist of the Year".
Genre: Jazz: World Fusion
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2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee, "World Solo Artist of the Year".

"JazzWorld Quest" featured artist and recent co-winner of the "Dig Your Roots - Creative Jazz" cross-Canada project, Canadian Jazz Guitarist/Oudist George Koufogiannakis has been performing, producing, and touring for more than 20 years and has appeared on dozens of recordings. He is a graduate of both the Grant MacEwan College and Nova Scotia's St. Francis Xavier University Jazz Music programs, and also holds a B.Ed. Degree from Dalhousie University. George has recently returned to Canada, after some time abroad in the United Kingdom, where he completed his Masters of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from Leeds College of Music, University of Leeds.

George Koufogiannakis - Generations - Greek Oud Jazz

Featuring a mix of Modern Jazz and Greek Traditional Music from and inspired by the Island of Crete, exploring compositions by such artists as Legendary Cretan Musician, Kostas Mountakis, and World Music Artist, Rabih Abou-Khalil.


GEORGE KOUFOGIANNAKIS - oud, guitar, bouzouki
DAN SKAKUN - drums
THOM GOLUB - acoustic bass

With Special Guests:
CHARLIE AUSTIN (retired Head of Keyboard Studies; GMCC) - piano & organ
JEREMIAH MCDADE (JUNO, Canadian Folk Music, Independent Music Award winning Instrumentalist) - saxophones & violin
JOEL GRAY – trumpet
KEVIN PARKINSON - hand percussion
The Cosmopolitan Music Society Monday Night Band

"Refreshing, unusual, heart-warming and virtuosic, George Koufogiannakis' new album "Generations" will take you on a fast World / Jazz train from Athens to New York!" - Terry McDade (co-producer/Canadian World-Music Guru)



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