The cultural society of Vlatos presents throughout the summer a variety of events by international and local musicians called Vlatos Jazz. Tickets for the events are available online with PayPal or for cold hard cash at the venue on the night of your choosing.

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Limakis and Papadakis (guitar and bass)

July 14 @ 8:30 pm 11:00 pm EEST

Giorgos Limakis

Giorgos Limakis and Lefteris Papadakis are two remarkable figures in the world of music, with a deep-seated passion for jazz and a commitment to their craft that has seen them perform across the globe.

Giorgos Limakis, born in Chania, Crete, began his musical journey at the tender age of five, studying the guitar under the guidance of his father. His dedication to music led him to the Bach Conservatory, where he graduated with a classical guitar and music theory diploma. He then moved to London to further his studies at Middlesex University, earning a bachelor’s degree in 2004 and a master’s degree in 2005.

Limakis has collaborated with a plethora of musicians and composers, including Stavros Xarhakos, Eleni Karaindrou, and Yiotis Kiourtsoglou. He has also worked with renowned singers such as Charis Alexiou, Dimitra Galani, and Marios Fragkoulis. His musical journey has taken him to various groups, including Traveling Light and Oceania, showcasing his versatility and adaptability as a musician.

Lefteris Papadakis, on the other hand, is a native of Chania, Greece. He started his musical journey on keyboards before switching to bass at the age of seventeen. His passion for music led him to Athens, where he enrolled in the Jazz department of the Philippos Nakas Conservatory, later moving to the Conservatoire de Lausanne HEMU and Berklee College of Music in the United States.

Papadakis has performed extensively across the world, including appearances at prestigious events like the Montreux Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, and Cully Jazz Festival. He has also had the privilege of working with acclaimed musicians such as two-time Grammy winner Jay Graydon, Jimmy Haslip, and Michael Landau.

Together, Limakis and Papadakis form a dynamic duo, their combined talents creating a unique blend of traditional and modern jazz. Their performances are a testament to their deep understanding and respect for the genre, and their ability to improvise and create music in the moment is nothing short of mesmerizing.

In conclusion, Giorgos Limakis and Lefteris Papadakis are two exceptional musicians who have made significant contributions to the world of jazz. Their dedication to their craft and their ability to create captivating music make them a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.

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Date:
July 14
Time:
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm EEST
Cost:
€10,00
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Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Βλάτους Νέοι Ορίζοντες
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Vlatos Jazz

Epar.Od. Vlatos-Kameno Selinou 70
Vlatos, Chania 73012 Greece
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