The Greek Jazz Project
Time & Location
About the Event
Olga Ksanthopoullou and Loukas Louka, members of ‘The Greek Jazz Project’ Band, invite you to a music afternoon at the beautiful and green garden of Technopolis 20 coffee shop (kafenio), on Friday, 3rd of July 2020. Enjoy original Greek jazz tunes from the '40s, '50s, '60s and some modern Greek tunes with jazzy flavour.
We are open from 7pm. Music starts at 7:30pm.
The venue takes all the necessary precautions and follows the instructions announced by the government, in order to ensure your health and safety.
Reservations are necessary at 70002420. Limited seats are available.
*Extra charge 5 euro per person for the music
A few words about the musicians
Loukas Louka is a Cypriot pianist and music teacher. He started studying classical piano from the age of 8. At the age of 22, he begun studying jazz piano with Cypriot jazz pianist Marios Toumbas and later he had lessons on jazz improvisation with Cypriot jazz guitarist Giannos Savvides. He participated for about 2 years in the Jazz Ensembles of the European University under the instruction of Marios Toumbas and also attended the “Jazz Futures” workshops that took place in Nicosia from 2008 until 2011, under the instruction of great jazz musicians from New York, such as Sacha Perry, Vahagn Hayrapetyan, Ari Roland and Chris Byars. In 2012, he succeeded taking the ALCM diploma in Jazz Piano of London College of Music. Since then, he has performed as a member in several jazz combos during various events in Cyprus. Loukas is currently teaching music in elementary schools and also performing jazz music in several jazz venues all around Cyprus.
Vocalist Olga Ksanthopoulou was born in 1986 and started classical piano at the age of 6. In 2006 she received her first Diploma from the “Contemporary Conservatory of Athens” (Greece) in Classical piano performance. Since 2001 she has participated in numerous pop bands as lead and backing vocalist as well as piano/keyboard accompanist (Athens). She has been the leader singer and organizer of the music program of events such as “Holocaust event” in 2014 & 2017, held in Strovolos Municipal Hall, Nicosia (Cyprus). In 2016 she received her Bachelor’s Degree with scholarship from the University of Nicosia (Cyprus) in Classical Piano and Jazz Vocal performance and was awarded with the “Mary Ioannou Award” as the “Top Graduate in Classical or Vocal Performance”. In 2016 she attended the jazz workshop “The Jazz Musicianship Program”, held in the European University of Cyprus. Since then she has been active in numerous jazz combos as lead singer during various events in Country.