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Starts on:08/04/2017 23:00

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Long-time friends’ and collaborators’ saxophonist George Krasidis & pianist George Morphitis will share the stage in a concert full of soul and passion, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8pm.

Being among the most potent and influential jazz instrumentalists in the island of Cyprus, they will perform works taken from the Standard Jazz repertoire.

Enjoy the creativity of the two jazz masters in an explosive performance.

Reservations necessary at 70002420.
Entrance: €10

A few words about the musicians
Giorgos Krasidis (born April 10, 1970 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a saxophonist/clarinettist, composer and educator. Krasidis studied at Berklee college of Music, (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is the founder of Jazzologia Big Band and Saxomania Syndicate Saxophone Ensemble. As a performer/soloist he has performed in many prestigious festivals and venues in the USA, Europe and Cyprus and worked with world class musicians and composers such as: Jim Self, Alex Sipiagin, Poogie Bell, and Stavros Xarchakos. Giorgos Krasidis teaches at the European University in Nicosia, Cyprus and the Cyprus Government Music Schools.

Morfitis Giorgos was born 1981 in Limassol Cyprus. At the age of 6 he started his classical piano and theory music training. 2001 he studied jazz music at Nakas Music School Athens Greece. In 2002 he studied at I.S.A conservatory in Havana Cuba were he focused on classical composition, arranging and Jazz/Latin performance. In 2004 he studied at Codarts Rotterdam conservatory in the Netherlands were he obtained a B.A and a M.A in Jazz/Latin piano performance. In 2012 he moved to Madrid Spain where he taught as a music professor at San Gredos College and Katarina Gurska conservatory in the modern music department. Through his carrier Morfitis played in many prestigious festivals and venues all over Europe such as: North Sea jazz festival round town, Eunic Jazz Festival Berlin, Technopolis Jazz Festival Athens, Luxemburg Jazz & World showcase, Lantaren venster Showcase Rotterdam, personal concert in Doelen theater Rotterdam, Rialto Jazz & World showcase Limassol, Madrid jazz festival, Μadrid national Tv e.t.c. He is currently residing in Cyprus teaching privately and performing all over the island and abroad with different formats inc. his own original projects.

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