MP3 Yiorgos Zikoyiannis - Portrait
Jazz, based on fretless bass,drums,trumpet,soprano sax,and https://www.tradebit.comrong melodys,varius grooves,fresh solos,nice https://www.tradebit.com originals.
12 MP3 Songs in this album (47:47) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Jazz Fusion, JAZZ: Contemporary Jazz
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Bass player, composer, arranger. Mainly session bass player, takes part in thousands of recordings and concerts in Greece and all around the world , since https://www.tradebit.com records a double CD and tours in Spain with famous Leo https://www.tradebit.comms a jazz-trio with German guitarist Toto Blanke and drummer G.Trandalidis. Records 3 records with the famous singer "Fairuz". Performs in concerts with singer Shirley https://www.tradebit.com 2 years records and performs with famous rock group "Socrates drunk the conium".He performs in concerts with https://www.tradebit.comds of William (Bill) Russo and Dan https://www.tradebit.como in https://www.tradebit.comd performs with the famous trumpet player Rex Richardson.
Arranges records for: Savopoulos,Tsaknis,Miliokas,Katsimiha brothers and https://www.tradebit.com 1985 he is voted as "best European session bass player" in the European meeting of sound engineers,for the alboum "FOVΑΜΑΙ" by https://www.tradebit.comakonstantinou.
He has written 5 books: 1: The mecanics of bass, 2: Slap bass, 3+4: The bass sight-reading 1+2, 5: Modern Harmony.
From 1997 till 2006 he was a member of the "BIG BAND" of municipality of Athens,where he played all the repertoire of Big Bands with old and new https://www.tradebit.com had the opportunity to perform with famous soloists and band leaders from all over the https://www.tradebit.comrrently a member of contemporary music orchestra of Greek radio-television.
Composes mostly jazz and a great deal of classical music for fretless bass. On February 2006 performs as a soloist at the Greek National Opera theater in Athens Greece, his composition "LIGHT TOUCH,HARD STROKE", a concert for fretless bass and full string orchestra, with the "Contemporary Music Orchestra" of Greek radio-televizion (ERT) conducted by Andreas Pylarinos.
"PORTRAIT" is his debut album consisting of 12 of his own https://www.tradebit.com this work apart from fretless basses he played also all keys, along with drummer Spyros Panagiotopoulos, soprano sax player Dimitris Kollias, trumpet player Manos Theodossakis and Sharon Zikogianni on vocals.
On June 2008 The "Bass-Musician-Magazine" selects his cd "PORTRAIT" along with other five cd''s to be reviewed by its https://www.tradebit.comn after that he is suggested to be a voting member of "Recording Academy"(the Grammys committee).