The series of jazz music evenings at Technopolis 20 continues with THE JAZZ TRIO
Giorgos Krasidis (saxophone), Irenaeos Koulouras (double bass) and Stelios Xydias (drums) are considered the most important and influential jazz soloists and educators on the island. Therefore, if you are a fan of jazz and have not yet had the pleasure of enjoying this trio, prepare to be musically amazed.
Enjoy the second concert of the Jazz Concert Series in the garden of Technopolis 20, on Friday May 28, 2021, at 8 p.m.
Entrance: 12 €
ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales.
Center d’art Technopolis 20. Opening hours: Wednesday to Friday 9 am to 1 pm
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Number of places available limited, due to the measures announced by the government to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
** To be able to enter the room, the public must have a rapid or PCR test valid for 72 hours or have been vaccinated with at least the first dose of the vaccine three weeks before or have been infected with Covid-19 during the three last months**
The place takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.
A few words about the musicians
Giorgos Krasidis is a Cypriot jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, conductor and teacher. Krasidis studied at Berklee College of Music (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (classical saxophone performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is one of the most powerful and influential jazz instrumentalists on the island of Cyprus with an active career spanning three decades. He is the founder and director of the Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band and teaches jazz idiom at the ARTE Academy of Music in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is also the conductor of the orchestra of the Municipality of Limassol. He has performed and recorded several albums as a soloist and sideman. Krasidis has shared the stage both as a performer and educator with jazz personalities including Dr Gene Aitken, Dave Glenn, Damian Erskine, Denny J. Eupraset, J. Kyle Gregory, Alex Sipiagin and many more. .
Irenaeos Koulouras is one of the most active jazz bassists on the island of Cyprus. He has performed all over Cyprus and abroad and he collaborates frequently with internationally renowned jazz musicians, such as Arturo Sandoval (trumpet), Ofer Ganor (guitar) and Avishai Cohen (trumpet). He was also a pupil of Ron Carter, one of the greatest American bassists in the history of jazz.
Stelios Xydias is a drummer born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus. He received his Bachelor of Music degree specializing in Jazz Percussion from the Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He won the Nicolas Economou scholarship in 2009. Recognized for his versatility ranging from jazz, groove and different styles, he is very active in his region. He has collaborated with all the big names in Cyprus as well as with international artists like Guthrie Govan (guitarist), Gilad Atzmon (saxophonist), Offer Gannor (guitarist), Damien Erskine (bassist) and more. Living in Limassol doesn’t prevent him from appearing at international festivals as he has performed in Berlin, Athens, the Netherlands, London and more. He has appeared in albums by artists like Mighty Sugarcane, Cahit kutrafali, Buray, Andreas Rodosthenous and more, he also released his personal EP album called “silence” which is a solo drum project in 2014. Fresh in the Bosphorus Cymbal Company as it got its approval with them in 2018.