Renowned guitarist, composer and arranger, Babis Papadopolous has been an integral participant in a wide range of groundbreaking musical projects over the past three decades. He first came to the fore as a member of one of Greece’s most famous rock bands of the 1980s and '90s, Trypes. During the same time he was also a member of anti-star hero Nikos Papazoglou’s band, Loxi Falagga. In 2000 his orchestrations for Thanasis Papakonstantinou's album, Vrahnos Profitis, helped to define a new direction in Greek songwriting. Over the last decade he has collaborated with a number of leading artists, has been a member of the bands Laikedelika and Himerinoi Kolimvites, composed for films and also released two solo albums. His current project is an acoustic string ensemble exploring and reinterpreting rebetika songs of the 1930s.