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VOODOO

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>For more than 30 years he has appeared at festivals, theaters and venues in 24 countries so far, such as Rouge Cabaret Festival (Paris), Villa Celimontana Jazz Fest (Rome), Herodion Theatre (Athens), Secret Garden Fest (U.K.) & Doha Jazz Festival (Qatar). >He performs with the cult British musical trio THE TIGER LILLIES and he has cooperated with significant artists like New Orleans singer MESCHYIA LAKE, Chicago Bluesman MICHAEL DOTSON and Greek singer-songwriter DIONYSIS SAVVOPOULOS. Has also recorded with members of Tuxedomoon (U.S.), Nouvelle Vague (FR) & Ojos de Brujo (SP). >He co-founded: Drumbone (Experimental duet), Deja Voodoo (New Orleans Music) and Opera Chaotique (Dionysian Cabaret)

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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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Loukas Hadellis

Was born in Volos, raised in Larissa and lives in Patras and Platamonas, Greece. Started guitar at an early age. Studied classical guitar in Municipal Conservatory of Larissa. Self-taught in modern musical forms, contemporary harmony, improvisation. Plays jazz, fusion, blues and rock, composes music and performs with trios and quartets for over 30 years. He has worked as electric guitar instructor at Philippos Nakas Conservatory - Department of Patras. Co-organized jazz courses and seminars in Philippos Nakas Conservatory and Contemporary Patras Conservatory. Works as a University Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering in Microcomputers, Industrial Networks and Audio Engineering.

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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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Irini Konstantinidi

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With her lyrical, expressive, and impressively clear sound, vocalist Irini Konstantinidi has achieved a very personal and refined interpretation of jazz and has been established as one of the most prominent Greek jazz singers. She is dedicated to exploring the voice as an improvising instrument and as the means of instant creativity in jazz music. Her playful and creative approach to vocal improvisation and jazz phrasing makes her music performance unique. Scat singing is like an extension of her storytelling and imagination. Reviews about Irini have highlighted her vocal brilliance, impressive tonal range, and flexibility

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Yiannis Papanastasiou

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 Yiannis Papanastasiou is an alto & soprano saxophonist, an educator and a composer who lives in Athens. He studied jazz saxophone at the Athenaeum Conservatory and has been an active member of the Greek jazz scene since 1997, performing & recording with the Yiannis Papanastasiou Quartet & Trio, Buzz Sextet, Jazz Upstairs Orchestra, Paraskevas Kitsos Sextet, Pocket Band Quintet, Apostolo Kalt Orchestra, Buzz Bastardz, Lito Voyiatzoglou Quartet, Oh! My Garden, Apurimac, many other bands, world renowned musicians and has appeared in several albums. Yiannis is an astute musician, a fine composer, a versatile saxophonist who has played in various contexts and is at home with bebop, hard bop, cool and modal jazz

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Thanos Stavridis

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Thanos Stavridis was born in Langadas, Thessaloniki. He took his first steps in learning accordion at the age of six. He studied music theory and holds degrees in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue. He also attended saxophone courses and reached the diploma level. He graduated from School of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a degree in Ethnomusicology. His Graduate Thesis is entitled “Accordion and its technique as used by music troupes of Eastern Rumelia refugees in Greece”.

In his early undergraduate years he began playing accordion professionally at many music stages and haunts of Thessaloniki, performing rebetiko and various other genres of Greek music


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