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Theo Christo

Theo Christo is a Los Angeles Music Academy 2010 graduate and has since been a professional musician, having participated in various music projects, live and in the studio, as well as in theatre musicals (A Tale Without Name, Spamalot) not only as a drummer/percussionist, but also as a producer, sound & mixing engineer. He has been performing with various independent artists (The Storyville Ragtimers, HMTA, Level X, Methexis…) on album releases, studio sessions and live concerts. He has also been a member of the Philarmonic Orchestra of Aghia Paraskevi. Theo is a founding member of NūN Records, a record label which specializes in cutting vinyl, mixing and mastering. In the fall of 2019 Theo participated not only as a drummer, but also a recording/mixing engineer & producer on Dale Kellison’s bluegrass project, Country From Another Country. As a producer and songwriter Theo has been releasing his music since 2019 through Projēct Sunlight, collaborating with accomplished musicians on compositions and lyrics of his own. After being a tutor at LAMA, Theo has been teaching drums to people of all ages and levels, privately or in group lessons. Since 2011 he has been working for some of the most well known music schools of Athens, Greece, such as Modern Music Arts and Vari Music Lab, as well as private educational institutions, like Paidiko Polytechneio. In 2017, collaborating with tap dancer Maria Hadjipanteli, they introduced Tap ’n’ Groove, a seminar on the conjunction between stage performance and music theory, aiming at a deeper understanding of music. In 2020 Theo published his first book on learning how to play the drums titled Stick to the Groove Vol

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Andre Togni

Drummer, composer, and music producer André Togni has a jazz background and researches Brazilian popular culture for a long time. He won the Tim Award 2005 as a music producer, and percussionist for the "Casa de Farinha Group", and has participated in several festivals in Brazil, the United States, and Europe. With influences from African and Oriental rhythms, he went even deeper into the music that always inspired him: jazz, and in 2010 released his 1st album entitled “Lugar de Sal”, with a modern language emphasizing the classic formation of the trio. "... it has a lightness but at the same time experiencing rhythmic and harmonic tensions..." “Lugar de Sal” makes a reinterpretation of contemporary jazz with rhythms of Brazilian popular culture with a focused approach in which the main voice passes from one instrument to another as a three-way dialogue, it can sound grand or introspective, dramatic or playful. Read more: www.andretogni.com


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