'Blue Skies' with Sarah Fenwick
Time & Location
About the Event
Sarah Fenwick, recognised as one of the leading improvisational jazz singers on the island as well as being one of the island’s original voices of the genre, invite you to a swinging concert entitled ‘Blues Skies’, an evening of optimistic jazz tunes to inspire your soul and heart, on Friday, August 20th, at 8pm. Sarah will be joined on stage by Costas Challoumas on double bass and Orestis Miaris on guitar who is performing for the first time at Technopolis 20.
ONLY with reservations by phone at 70002420 and presales.
- Technopolis 20 art centre. Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday, 9am – 1pm
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Limited number of seats available, due to the measures announced by the government to deal with the pandemic of COVID-19.
The venue 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
Nicknamed ‘Lady Jazz’, Cypriot singer Sarah Fenwick has recorded four CDs; Jazz Attack, Love Life, Jazz Way and Jazz Origins. She is recognised as one of the leading improvisational jazz singers on the island as well as being one of the island’s original voices of the genre. Her career as a jazz singer stretches back to 1992. Since then, she has worked with most of the top musicians in Cyprus and many from abroad, including Scottish guitarist Jim Mullen (Average White Band), Italian guitarist Gigi Cifarelli, Israeli pianist Ari Erev, and Welsh pianist Gareth Williams (Ronnie Scott’s).
Costas Challoumas was born and raised in Larnaca. He studied pedagogy at the University of Cyprus, where he graduated in 1999. He studied double bass and music theory with Nikos Ioannou and continued his studies at 'The Collective School of Music' in New York with Sean Conly and Joe Fitzjerald. For twenty years he is a member of various musical ensembles (traditional, jazz, latin etc) and also of music and theatre performance groups. Amongst others, he was a member of the musical ensemble of ancient instruments "Terandros", the original Cuban band "Havana Noche" and "Turnaround Jazz Quartet", while the last years he is the artistic director of "Makam Ensemble".
Orestis Miaris was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1995. Being an excellent graduate of the Pancyprian Gymnasium and Nicosia Music High School, he received a scholarship from Campus France to study in the country.After completing his service in the army, he moves to France and starts collaborating with the local musicians in Lyon’s jazz scene. In 2016 he was admitted to the Conservatory of Lyon, where he studied jazz guitar performance. At the same time, he enrolled at the University of Lyon to study musicology. During his time in France, he has collaborated with many local musicians, playing in all the major jazz clubs of the city and participating in festivals and events around the country. In 2019, after obtaining his degrees, he returns to Cyprus and works with several musicians, appearing in several clubs and venues around the island and participating in festivals such as the Cyprus Jazz and World Music Showcase. He is currently working as a performer and a guitar instructor at the Avant Tout Music School.