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Tassos Spiliotopoulos

Greek born guitarist and composer now based in Stockholm after more than a decade in London and best known for his work with drummer Asaf Sirkis’ trio. Spiliotopoulos has released three albums under his own name, “Wait For Dusk” (2006), “Archipelagos” (2010) and “In the North” (2016).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Archipelagos
Archipelagos

"“Archipelagos” unveils another excellent set of Spiliotopoulos compositions and the playing is of the high standard we have come to expect."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


In the North
In the North

"Spiliotopoulos' most satisfying album to date. Its focus on strong melodic themes allied to some highly accomplished ensemble playing results in music that is rich in colour and invention."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


Tassos Spiliotopoulos Swedish Band, The Queens Head, Monmouth, 28/09/2016.
Tassos Spiliotopoulos Swedish Band, The Queens Head, Monmouth, 28/09/2016.

"Quite simply this was one of the best gigs that I've ever seen at the Queens. Drawing on jazz, rock and folk influences the thing that united this music was the unfailing sense of melody. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


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Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet  “Narrow Escape” and Quintet  “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet “Narrow Escape” and Quintet “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.


Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.


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