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Athens Big Band pres. Craig Bailey’s Ray Charles Project


Olympia Municipal Music Theatre “Maria Callas”

Akadimias 59, Athens


17 May 2022



The great composer, orchestrator and saxophonist Craig Bailey,  has been established both as a soloist and as a bandleader of the Brooklyn Big Band. He has spent a significant amount of his life as soloist and orchestrator of the legendary Ray Charles.

Collaborating with the Athens Big Band and Peter Salchev, he presents his own orchestrations performed by Ray Charles, as heard when he was a member of his orchestra. It is definitely an artistic event of great importance for our country’s musical life.


Saxophone: Craig Bailey

Song: Peter Salchev

Artistic curation: Sami Amiris


Start time: 20:30

Tickets 5€ – 30€


The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Panepistimio

Metro to Venue: 4 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES


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