Concert Celebrates Jazz, Greek and Balkan Musical Traditions

As part of a conference being held at Yale University on the Aegean Bronze Age, a concert of music with roots in ancient Greece and the Balkans mixed with New World jazz will be held Saturday, April 20, at 8:30 p.m.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, features noted Greek saxophonist Dimitrios Vassilakis and his band, the Daedalus Project Band. The band fuses Balkan and Greek musical traditions with modern jazz, performing on traditional Balkan instruments. They will perform music from their latest album, “Labyrinth.” The concert will take place in Battell Chapel, corner of Elm and College Streets.

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