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Vironas Ntolas

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Vironas Ntolas is a guitarist/composer based in Athens, Greece.

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Petros Klampanis

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"What comes as a beautiful surprise is the diversified approach
he utilises in his compositions and performance."

All About Jazz

 

“A formidable player and composer.”

JazzTimes

“Petros Klampanis is a musician who has always spoken from the heart.”

DownBeat Magazine

"I admit that I am always impressed when I hear a musician like Klampanis give us the gift of his creativity performed on such a timeless vessel."

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Spiral Trio

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Spiral Trio: Spyros Manesis piano Arionas Gyftakis double bass Anastasis Gouliaris drums The three Greek jazz musicians met in 2012. From the very first moment a unique chemistry between them was shown, which, ever since has been developed with their live performances in jazz clubs and jazz festivals throughout Greece and the rest of Europe. On 2017 they released their debut album "Spiral Trio" by ANKh Music Productions, which was almost consisting of jazz standards and, recently, on 2022, they have released their second album, “Broken Blue”, consisting mostly of original compositions of the members of the trio, by Odradek Records

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Anastasios Gouliaris

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Born in Athens, Greece he started his musical education at the age of 15 with the drummer Antonis Garinis and later on with Nikos Sidirokastritis. He continued with educator and sax player Sylvios Syrros at the Athenaeum Conservatory, where he took his diploma in drums and jazz improvisation. He took lessons with Billy Hart, Mark Guiliana and Adam Nussbaum. He studies classical percussion with Kostas Vorissis and Kostas Theodorakos. He is a graduate from the Athens University of Economics. He started his musical carrier with the jazz- ethnic group Avaton performing in Greece (Athens International Festival 2002, Just Dance Festival 2004 , as well as many music halls and jazz clubs) and Europe (2002 Balkan Square Festival in Fyrom and Serbia , 2004 Jazz progetto Festival in Cremona- Italy, 2005 Aquila- Italy)

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Spyros Manesis

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Jazz pianist Spyros Manesis is born in Athens, Greece on 1978. His studies include degrees on classical and jazz piano at Athenaeum Conservatory (Athens, Greece, with M. Aivazova, G. Kontrafouris, S. Syrros) and Bachelor and a Master's degree on jazz piano from prestigious Conservatory of Amsterdam (K. Boehlee, H. Vroomans, K. Goessens, R. v. Bavel and H.Fraanje) and a Musicology degree from the University of Athens. On 2008 he made his first album as a co-leader with project TRIOISM (ANKh JAZZ). On 2011 he released “Undelivered” (JACC Records) with almost exclusively original compositions and arrangements for piano trio with Joao Hasselberg on double bass and Kaspars Kurdeko on drums

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Greek Power Trio S.E.V. release debut album 'Far From Close'

Greek Power Trio S.E.V. release debut album 'Far From Close'

Anelia Records is proud to present Far from Close, the debut album of a new collaboration between three of Greece’s most vibrant jazz musicians. Tassos Spiliotopoulos, Panos Vassilopoulos and Michael Evdemon. The music was composed by Evdemon and Spiliotopoulos and the goal was to achieve an elegant but emotionally powerful music through the electric sound of ...

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Tassos Spiliotopoulos

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Greek guitarist and composer Tassos Spiliotopoulos is known for combining lyrical compositions with melodic, high energy improvising into a style that is rooted in Jazz tradition but often expands beyond it.

With a solid reputation as a "technically gifted musician," Tassos has built an impressive résumé of collaborations "in a relatively short time," as praised by All About Jazz (US). The progressive website Jazz-rock.com (US) labeled Tassos ‘..simply a master improviser with his own unique chording and melodic phrasing.’

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Giorgos Tabakis

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Born in Athens – Greece in 1980. He came into contact with music at the age of 10, when he met the guitarist-composer Kostas Eliades with whom he started and completed his studies in classical guitar. With years of apprenticeship by the internationally acclaimed composer / guitarist / improviser Andreas Georgiou, he was taught jazz guitar, jazz harmony, advanced music theory, improvisation, analysis of musical forms and structures, composition approaches etc. During his apprenticeship, he received a wide range of knowledge, stimulation and guidance as to the aesthetics and philosophy of music. While studying the guitar, he also experimented on string and wind instruments from various countries, such as sitar, sarod, didgeridoo, Tibetan horn etc

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Pianist Markos Chaidemenos New Album 'Caravan' — Available now!

Pianist Markos Chaidemenos New Album 'Caravan' — Available now!

Markos Chaidemenos is a jazz musician who discovered his love for piano at the age of 16 (2005) and his passion for jazz at the age of 22. Although he earned his first bachelor at Informatics & Telecommunications in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, he never worked in the field. After Chaidemenos mastered the classical ...

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Danny Scher: Back To School With Thelonious Monk

Read "Danny Scher: Back To School With Thelonious Monk" reviewed by Lawrence Peryer


A high-stakes election season. Streets filled with rage and protest. Cries for racial justice and equity. The latest news from summer 2020? Of course, but that also describes the American Scene in the summer of 1968, when a high school student in Palo Alto, California, first got the idea to book Thelonious Monk to play his ...


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