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Start: 03/08/2018
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Sofokli Venizelou 27

GPS: 35.34212696757819, 25.131168033230324


JD Walter, one of the most distinguished singers of the modern New York Jazz music scene, makes an appearance for the first time in Heraklion on FridayAugust 3rd at 21:00, in the garden of the Historical Museum of Crete.

JD Walter has collaborated with important contemporary Jazz artists such as Dave Liebman, Billy Hart, Tom Harrell, Eddie Gomez, Bob Dorough, Edgar Bateman, Nicholas Payton, Jean-Michel Pilc, Bill Evans, and Mark Murphy. He has appeared at many festivals and clubs throughout America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has also performed at various well-known venues like the famous Lincoln Center in New YorkThe Jazz StandardThe Blue NoteThe Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and the 55 Bar, popular in the Jazz community. He has released seven records; Sirens in the C-House(Encounter/Dreambox Media Records, 2000), Clear Day (Double-Time, 2001), Dedicated to You (PACT, 2004), 2Bassa Face and a little skin (Encounter/Dreambox, 2006), Live in Portugal (Jwal, 2008), Live at the 55 Bar (Jwal & 55bar, 2009), One Step Away (Jwal, 2013). Apart from his own releases, he has participated in productions of many other Jazz artists.

JD Walter will be accompanied by the trio of Antonis Tsikandilakis (piano), Yannis Polychronakis (double bass) and Stathis Stouraitis (drums). Together, they will feature tracks from the singer’s discography and jazz standards covers.

On Friday evening, the Historical Museum of Crete will be open from 20:00 until 23:00. During this time, the permanent collections and the temporary exhibitions of the HMC will be open to the public for a nighttime tourAudio guide devices will be available(free of charge) at the entrance of the Museum.

Practical Information
Admission: 5€
Free admission for children under 12 years of age

Fees & Tickets
5.00 €

Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete was founded in 1953 and is housed in a neoclassical building of exceptional architectural merit. It tells the story of seventeen centuries of local history…

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