Jazz at the Museum

Yoel Soto & Klety Sotiriadou – Journey to Latin America

The B&E Goulandris Foundation’s popular concert series Jazz at the Museum continues its Poetry and Jazz tribute with a journey to Latin America on Friday, February 17, by Yoel Soto and Klety Sotiriadou.

Yoel Soto, along with Adedeji Adetayo and Carlos Menéndez, will bring Latin America to Athens with the performance “Asuntos de la Tierra”, which combines distinctive musical styles such as Bolero, Danzón (Cuba), Chakarera (Argentina) and Vals (Peru) with poems of distinguished Latin American poets such as Pablo Neruda (Chile), Mario Benedetti (Uruguay), Nicolás Guillén, José Martí (Cuba), as well as some verses written by Yoel. Translator, poet and author Klety Sotiriadou, who received the Instituto Cervantes Translation Award for Spanish-language Literature in 2016, will narrate the poems.

Cuban guitarist, bassist, composer, orchestrator, music producer and poet Yoel Soto studied at the National School of Art in Havana. He has performed in some of the most important music festivals in Europe, he has collaborated with many well-known artists around the world and has released four albums. In Greece he has recently been collaborating with various artists including Dimitris Tsakas, Stavros Lantsias, Fivos Delivorias and Adedeji Adetayo.

The band:
Yoel Soto: bass, guitar, vocals
Adedeji Adetayo: guitar, vocals
Carlos Menéndez: Cuban percussion, vocals

Klety Sotiriadou

Artistic direction:
Dimitris Tsakas

Sound engineering:
Nikos Kollias

Production execution:
Anastasia Tamouridou - ARTos & Theama

Friday, February 17 | 20.30
Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation Amphitheatre

Tickets: 20€
Tickets for B&E Members: 16€

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About the Jazz at the Museum series

The B&E Goulandris Foundation presents Jazz at the Museum, a series of tribute concerts to different jazz genres. Once a month, jazz meets visual art and together they take us on a music journey to the heart of jazz, at the B&E Goulandris Foundation Amphitheatre and under the artistic direction of Dimitris Tsakas.

In the latest series, great jazz bands present different aspects of the connection between jazz and poetry. The next concert following the tribute to Latin American poetry will be dedicated to Greek poetry and has been scheduled for March.

17/03: Alex Drakos Quartet & Katerina Polemi – Greek poetry

05-06/05: Dimitris Tsakas Quartet & Dimitris Katalifos

Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, Athens
13 Eratosthenous str., Athens 116 35, Greece. Τ. +30 210 72 52 895, F. +30 210 72 35 467, E. visit@goulandris.gr


Friday February 17, 2023 | 20.30