Alekos Vretos
"K on Top" release party @ Booze Upstairs


  • artist: Alekos Vretos
  • event type: Concert
  • start date: 11 Dec 2014
  • time: 21.00
  • city/area: Athens, Attica
  • venue:Booze Upstairs
  • country: Greece
  • style(s):
    • Arabic
    • Jazz
  • event submitted by: Jadeo Music

Alekos Vretos releases “K on Top”
(www.alekosvretos.gr)

11th December 2014, 21.00 @ Booze Upstairs

Kolokotroni 57 (Monastiraki Station)
Athens T.K. 105 60, Greece
Tel. +30 210 3240944

Jadeo Music & Ankh Jazz presents the new CD by Alekos Vretos “K on Top”.

After his personal debut album “Mergin’” in 2009, oud soloist and composer Alekos Vretos embarked on a new journey through music he loves. Mixing and matching over the years with his various ensembles (trios, quartets, quintets), he found the musical balance he needed to record this intriguing new work. Arabic, Greek and Latin music elements served on a powerful jazz platter by a strong and colorful band.
Alekos based the music on a quintet comprised by Eleni Vasseiliadi on the qanun, Dimitris Sevdalis on the piano, Dimitris Christopoulos on the double bass and Dimitris Klonis on the drums. Then, he invited Charis Lambrakis (nay), Vaggelis Paraskevaidis (vibes) and Kostas Meretakis (percussion) as guests, to be featured in some tracks in order to bring a more music roots color that Alekos wanted.
“K on Top” is a statement of what musicians can do when they love playing music. The music is played with no blinders on and it explodes every time the improvisations and interactions are brought to a boiling point. Lyrical melodies and sharp harmonic paths deliver different feelings in every piece of the CD.

Press info:

Birdland | Promo & Communications:
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Chrysa Matsagani Deutero PR & Communications
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