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Thessaloníki, Central Macedonia, Greece | SELF

Thessaloníki, Central Macedonia, Greece | SELF
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"F??ta? ?ß??µ?????: ??e? d?af??? ? te????? ap? t? µ??s???"

?? ???µa Plus 'n' Minus Collective e??a? eµp?e?sµ??? ap? t? t?a? pe???d??? ?a? t?? e?d?se?? "s?? ?a? p???" (1980-1984) t?? S??? ?apad?µ?t????. ? ?d?a ??a t? s?????t?s? t?? ???e?t?ßa? a???e? st?? s????t? ?a? sa??f???sta ?e??f??ta ?ß??µ????? ?a? ?fe??eta? e? p?????? st? s????t?s? t?? µe t?? ?t??µe? ???st? Ge?µ???????. ? ???? t??? ???µase stad?a?? µ?sa ap? ???ta??? eµfa??se?? se ??aµp ?a? st???a t?? p???? ?a? ß???e ?ataf???? ?a? st???? st? Spitimou.Groundfloor. ??e? p???e?ta? d?µ?µ??a ?a a?t?s?ed??s??? e? ???? t?? ????a?? 18/03 st?? 22:00 µe e?e??e?? e?s?d?. ????sa µe t?? p??te???t? F??ta ??a ta pa?as????a.
- Plus 'n' Minus Collective. ??? p??????e a?t? ? µp??ta;
???? e????? e??t?s? ?a? p??? d?s???? ta?t?????a. ?p? µ?a a????? es?te???? ?a? ?a???te????? p??????e. ?p? t? µ??s??? t?? S??? ?apad?µ?t???? p?? ????sa ??a p??t? f??? t? 1977. ?p' a?t?? ????sa ap? t? ?ad??f??? t? ???? t?a?. ?pe?d? e?µa? pa?d? t?? p???? a?t?? ??a ta a???sµat? µ?? pe??st??f??ta? ???? ap? t?? S???. ?????? t?? ?ß?epa ap? µa????, de? p??a??a ???t? t?? ap? d???. ?e???? ????? t?? e?da p??t? f??? ?a pa??e? ???ta?? µe t?? F???? F????d? st? ??at?? t?? ????a? ?ate????. ???a??a s????e?a, p????? f????. ? F????d?? µe pe??a?e: p??? ed? e?sa? µ????;
?e? ?ata??ßa??a a??? a?t? ? t???? p?? t? ???a?e t?a? a?t?s?ed?a??µe?? ?a? d?µ???????? µ??s??? eµ??a µe t?aß??se p???. ?a??????a sp??da?a ??as??? sa??f??? st? ??at??? Ode??.
???asa? ta ?????a, s??????a ?a a???? fa?at??? a?t?? t? µ??s??? a??? pa??????a ??a ?a ??s? ??a?a ???a p??µata. ?pa??a se st?at??t???? µp??te? ? ??a t?? a????e? t?? ????st?a? t?? Fest?ß?? ??a???d???. ???? t?sse?a ?????a ????sa ?a a???µp?s? t? d??t??? µ?? s' a?t? p?? ??e?a ap? t?te. ????e ap? µ?sa µ?? ? a????? ?a pa??? t??a a?t?? t? µ??s???. ????sa ?t? ???µasa ?a? µp??? ?a pa??? ??at? t? s?ß?µa?. ??atsa ?? ???a?a µ??s??? t?a? a?t?s?ed?ast??? ?? ??a?a t?? p??te? p??ße? ?a? d???µ?? µe t??? µa??t?? µ??, ??ta? p?a d?s?a??? st? Ode??.
?et? ?????sa t?? ???st? Ge?µ???????. ?ta? µ?a ?a????st??? s????t?s? ??at? e??a? ????ss?a?a ? s??s? t?? µe ta µ??s??? d??µe?a t?? p????. ?e? st????eta? a????? a?t? ? µ??s???. ?a?? t?? ??a?a t?? ?ße?t???a George and George ?a? ?? de?te?? ???? ???a?a a?t? p?? ???eta? ????? S???? ?apad?µ?t????, ? ???s??? t?? ???t??. ? t?t??? ta ??e? ??a. ??? t?? S??? t?? ß??p? sa? "????". ??e? ???e? t?sa ??' a?t?? t?? p??? ap? t? 1977 p?? sp??da?a a??µ? ?a? ?? ????? t?? pe???e???sa?e. ??te de? ?ata??ßa??a... ap? ta e???s? ?a? µet? ????sa ?a s??e?d?t?p??? a??? de? e??a ???? a??µa, de? e??e ß???? ? ????? µ??.
???sfata p??a st? ???a?? ?a? ????sa µ??s???? t?? pa?d??? p?? sp??d????? s???es? st? ???st?t??e?? ?a?ep?st?µ?? ?a? pa???s?asa? ??p??a ???a t???. ??t? p?? ????sa e??a? p??µata p?? ??a?e ? ?apad?µ?t???? t? '77. ??? ta ????sa t?te, a??? ? S???? ta ???e? a?t? ap? t? '69-'70 ?a? ta d?d?s???? t??a a?t? st? ?a?ep?st?µ??. ???? e?e? ??????e µ??? te?????, de ß?????? s??a?s??µa de? pa?????? µ??s???. ? ?apad?µ?t???? pa???e? ?a? ß???e? s??a?s??µa. ??e? d?af??? ? te????? ap? t? µ??s???.
?? Plus 'n' Minus ????a? ??' a?t? a???ß??: ?a pa?????? µ??s??? t????, ?a?a?? s??a?s??µat??? t????.
- ??ete pa??e? ???ta?? ?? s??µa;
????µe ???e? 5-6 s??a???e?. St? SpitiMou, st? Fest?ß?? ??a? t?? S??????? F???? ??a? ?a? ??µ????????? ???s???? ?p?? ? S???? e??a? ep?t?µ? µ????. ?e? ?a µp????se ?a µ?? e??a?. ?????? s???de?f?? µ??s???? ????? ???e? µe sp??d?? ap' ??? (ap? t? ?p????e? ?a? a????) e??a? p??? ?ata?t?sµ???? ?a? ???st?? te???te? a??? t?t??a µ??s??? µ??? ap? t?? S??? ??? a???se?.
- ??sa µ??? d?a??te? ? µp??ta;
? p????a? t?? ???e?t?ßa? a?t?? e??a? 13 ?t?µa. ??µpa?a ? ???st?? Ge?µ???????, ???t?aµp?s? ? ??t??? ?aµ?a??d??, ??e?t???? µp?s? ? ?????? Ge?????d??, p???? ? ???st?? Te?d?s??d??, ?????a ? G??????? ?s?ts??, te???? sa??f??a ?? G?????? ?et?????, ?a????? ????? ?a? ??????? ??p?????, t??µp?te? ?? G?????? ?pa???ta?, ??sta? ?atsa??? ?a? ???st?? ??astas??d??, ??t? sa??f??? & f????t? ? ??µ?t??? ???st?at????, ??t? sa??f??? & ?µp?e ? ??µ?t??? ?s?????. S?? t?? afe?t?? µ?? (??t? ?a? s?p???? sa??f??a, µp?s? ??a????t?). ?? p???e? s??µa ft??e? ta 29 µ???.
- ?p?µe?a s??d?a;
????? a??µa t?? ??? a?t?? t?? ???e?t?ßa?. ?p??e? ß?ßa?a ?a µpe? s' ??a st???t?? ?a? se e???s? µ??e? ?a ????e? µ?a ??a?a µ??s???, tet?a????sµ??? ?a? t??e?a. ?e µ' e?d?af??e? ?µ?? a?t?. ????? ?a ß?? t? µ??s??? ?a? t?? ??? t?? µ?sa ap? ta t?a? ??aµp. G?a ?a ß?e? a?t?? ? d???? µa? a??e?t???? ????, ?????µe p??ße? st? Ode??, se ??aµp pa????ta? ???ta??, ?????ta? ???? ?a? ?a?ad???µ????ta?, µe ap?ste?t? e?e??e??a ?a? µe???? pe??a???a. ?p?te?e?ta? ? µp??ta µa? ap? ???µ??? ?a? ?µpe????? µ??s?????. O? t??a p?µe ?a?? ?a? fa??eta? p?? ??t? ????µe ?ataf??e?.
- ???a? µ?a µp?a? µpa?t ? ??t? p???s??te??;
???. ?? ???µ s????? pe???aµß??e? t?µpa?a, ???t?aµp?s?, ??e?t???? µp?s?, ?????a ?a? p????. ??t? e??a? ? p??t? ?µ?da. ??µaste µ???asµ???? se 5 ?µ?de?. ? 2? ?µ?da e??a? ta te???? sa??f??a, ? 3? ?µ?da e??a? µp?a? d?? t??µp?te? ?? ??a ?????, ? 4? ?µ?da e??a? ta ??t? sa??f??a f????t? ??a???? s?p???? ?a? ? 5? ?µ?da e??a? ?? ?p????p?? 16 ??a ?a ?????µe 29 p?? ap?te?e?ta? ap? ??a µ?? ???????. [Sa? µ???? s?µf????? µ?? a????eta?, pa?eµßa???]. ? S?µf????? ??µ??e? µ??s??? t?? ???t???. ?µe?? de? ????µe ?a???a? p??? at' t? ?ef??? µa?, pa?? µ??? t? µ??s???.
? pa??? µ??s??? e??p??et??se t? ???t??. ?p? t?? ep??? t?? ??tsa?t ?a t?? ?pa? a??µ? ape??????ta? st? ?ef??a?? ?a? t? fe??da???a. ?ta? p??ta ?at? pa?a??e??a. ???? s?ß?µa? ??at? e??a? ? a??? t?? ??as???? ?a? t?? s???????? µ??s???? af?? µ???sta p??????µa? ap? ??as??? ?de??. G??fa?e p????? f???? µ??s??? s???de?a? ?a? t??? t?µ????sa? e???te ??' a?t?. ??? ?pa? t?? ???esa? ?a ap??????e?. ??? de? ??? ?a ap??????? se ?a???a?. ???? st? ????? ?a? st?? t????, st?? ?a?a?? s??a?s??µat??? t????.
- ??? µp??e? ?a pa??e? a?t? ? µp??ta s?µe?a st?? Tessa??????; ????? ?p??????;
St? ??a? ??aµp pa????µe ?d?, a??? d?µ?????? ?a? p???p???se?? ??a s??a???e?. ?p??d?p?te ß?? µ?a ????, µp????µe ?a? ?a p?µe ?a pa????µe. ???a? a?a??a?? ?a e?sa? µ??at?e? t?? ea?t?? s?? ?a? t?? µ??s???? s??. ?e? e??a? ?a?? ?a ????e?? ?a? ?a ß??s?e?? ?????? ?a? t??p??? ?a pa??e?? ?a? ?' a???ste? ? µ??s??? µa?. ???spa???µe ?a ß???µe d?e??d??? p??? t? ?????.
- ?a?????? ?a ?p?epe ?a sa? p??se??????? ???a??sµ?? ?p?? t? ???a?? ?a? ?a sa? d????? µ?a µ????te?? a????sa, ??a a????? ??a ?a pa??ete d?? ?a? t?e?? f???? t? ?????.
?ts? ?? a????? ??p?te a?t? ?a ???e?, ?????? de ??????e. ???a? a?a??a?? ?a ???e?. ?ts? ???? ?a p?ste?? ?? a? µ? ???e?. ????? ß???µe t?? p??s?p??? µa? ??? ?a? pa?????µe ??a cd ?a ???e? ?? a?t?.
- ?a cd de? p?????e p?a!
?e? t? ???? ??' a?t? t? ????. ?e? e??a? a?t?? ? st???? µa?. T????µe ap?? ?a ?p???e? ?ata??aµµ??? ? µ??s??? µa? st?? p???. G?a ?a pa?????µe ?at?p?? s??a???e? t?? ???e?t?ßa?. ???a? ??µa ??????.
- ?et? ap' a?t? p?? p?e? pa?a??t? ? µp??ta;
?a s??d?a µa? µe t?? ???st? Ge?µ??????? e??a? ?a t?? p?µe pe???de?a sta e???pa??? fest?ß??. ??? ?????µ?e? µe ta Fest?ß?? ??a? t?? ???sta?t????p????, t?? ?p?t??a ?a? µe ???e? d????a??se?? a??? p??pe? ?a e?µaste ?t??µ?? ??' a?t??. ?a? e?µaste p??? ???t?. S?ed?? e?µaste ?t??µ??. ?e? p??t????, de? ß?a??µaste a??? a?t?? e??a? ? st???? ?a p?µe sta fest?ß?? ?a? ?a pa???s??s??µe t? µ??s??? µa?. Se ?ta??a, ???a?d?a, ?????a??a, Se?ß?a.
- St?? Tessa?????? ?p???e? t?t??? ????? d??asµ???;
??t? t? ????? a? ?p???e? (p?? ?p???e? ??p??? s?????a) t? ??e? d?µ??????se? ? S???? ?apad?µ?t????. ?p???e? a??? e??a? se ???a??? ? µ??s??? a?t?. ?? ????? de fta?e?. ?e? t?? d????? ß?µa a?t?? t?? µ??s????. ?e? ??e? ß?µa ?? eµe?? p??spa???µe ?a a??????µe ?a?? t? d??µ? af?? ß???µe ?a? d?s??µe t? ???st??? µa? st??µa.
- ? ???st?? Ge?µ??????? p?s? s?µß???e? se a?t?? t?? p??sp??e?a;
? ???st?? e??a? ? s??det???? ?????? ?a? ? s??e?t???? ?st?? µa?. ?? ?e??e? ?a???aµe. ?e? ta d?aµat?p??? a??? ?ts? e??a?. ?t??µe? ?p?????? ?? ????? p??? ?a??? ?a? st? ?d?? ????? ep?ped? ?a? e??a? µ???sta f???? µ??. ???? ??? µe t? e???? t?? ???se?? t?? e?d?? ?a? t?? a???sµ?t?? t?? ???st??. ??t?? t?? aßa??????t µ??s??? µe ??? t? ß???? ?a? t?? e????? p?? f??e? ? ???e?t?ßa, µ??? ? ???st?? µp??e? ?a t?? st????e?.
????t?? p??a se µ?a s??a???a ??te???? µ??s???? ??a ?a st????? ?a? t?? p??sp??e?a t?? s??ad??f?? ?a? µ?sa se e???s? ?ept? a?a???st??a ?a f??? ??at? µe e??????sa? ta t?µpa?a ?p?? pa??a?e. ???a ??? ?a??µ??e? µe t?? Ge?µ???????. ?ta? pa??e?? µa?? t?? µ??s??? ??e?? µ?a ap?ste?t? pe??a???a ?a? ta?t?????a ap???t? e?e??e??a ?a? ???? a?t?s?ed?asµ??. ?? ???e?? p?? fe??e?? ap? t? s????? se µa?e?e? µe ta t?µpa?? t??. ??e?? ap?ste?t? e?e??e??a a??? ta?t?????a ??e?? ??a? ????p?? f????? t?? pe??a???a? st? ??µµ?t? p?? ??µ??e?? ?t? se ???t?e? ?a? se ??at?e? s????e?a.
- ??ete s??d?a ??a µeta???se?? ?a?esµ???? µ??s???? ?? ??est st?? ???e?t?ßa; ?.?. F????? F????d?? µ?a ?a? t?? a??fe?e?.
?p?????? a?t? st? ß???? t?? ?efa???? µa? ?a? ?a ??????e. ???? a??µa e??a? a??et? ????? ??' a?t?. ?? ep?µe?? s??d?? e??a? ?a s?µp?????µe µe t?? S??? ?apad?µ?t????. ??? t? ??? ??t?se? ?a? e?pe ?a?, e??a? p??? ?et???? µe t? s??d?? a?t?. ?? ???, t? ????µe a?????. ??? ??a ?a e?µeta??e?t??µe t? ???µ? t?? ?a? t? d??a t?? a??? ap? es?te???? a????? ?a d???µast??µe µe t?? "????". St???? µa? e??a? µ?a s??a???a t? ?a???a??? st? T?at?? ??p??. ??µaste st? s?ed?asµ? t??. ?e? ??t?µe ap? t?? ??µ? pa?? µ??? ?a µa? e?asfa??se? t?? ?a?a??st??e? ?a? ta d?ad??ast??? ??t?µata. ?? ?????pte? ?a? ??? t? te????? µ???? ?a e??a? d??? µa?.
? S???? µa? ??e? ep?s?? p??te??e? µ?a d??? t?? d???e?? ??a µ?a s??a???a st? ???a?t??? ???se??. ??d?µe?. ??µaste p????µ?? ?a? ?a???µe??? µe t?t??e? p??t?se??.
??sta? G. ?a?de????? - Mic Music Portal


We have 4 live recording sessions which none of them has ever been played, streamed or published officially.



Musicians collective. It was formed in Thessaloniki in 2011 by saxophonist, composer, arranger Xenophon Avramoglou and drummer Christos Yermenoglou. Among the 13 members are young musicians and experienced soloists.
The repertory of PMC includes works of contemporary jazz and improvised music, intended in particular for the band by leader Xenophon Avramoglou and guitarist Gregory Tsatsos. Xenophon Avramoglou has also arranged compositions by internationally renown pianist and innovator Sakis Papadimitriou.
PMC has performed at the 9th Festival of Jazz and Creative Music organized by the Jazz Society of Thessaloniki.

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