Monsieur Doumani

Monsieur Doumani
Monsieur Doumani
Monsieur Doumani
Monsieur Doumani
  • country:Cyprus
  • region:Mediterranean
  • style(s):Folk, World
  • label:own label
  • type:Band, Composer/Songwriter, Trio
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal, guitar
  • artist submitted by:Stone, Art & Sound

Line up

  • Angelos Ionas (Guitar)
  • Antonis Antoniou (Tzouras)
  • Demetris Yiasemides (trombone, Flute)
  • Tour company:3 artists + 1 tourmanager  (Tour period: May 2018)

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Monsieur Doumani is a trio that has recently gained many fans both in Cyprus and abroad with the 2013 release of their album “Grippy Grappa.” The band rearranges Cypriot traditional songs using a tzoura, guitar, and wind instruments. It also composes original songs—commentaries on Cypriot contemporary life—influenced by the Cypriot music roots style.
Monsieur Doumani is nominated for the Songlines Music Awards 2018 as Best Group in general and as Best European Group with 'Sikoses' on their own label.
New album release February 23,2018 'ANGATHIN#

Their third album with the symbolic name ‘Angathin’ (2018) - which translates as ‘thorn’ - addresses more than ever, the political, social and activist concerns and sensitivities of the group members and it is a call for rebellion against corruption, racism and injustice. The album 'Angathin' has attracted great interest on an international level receiving the prestigious 'German Records Critics' Award' (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik) in the category 'World Music'. It has been in the Top 10 of the Transglobal World Music Chart for 3 months reaching No.1 in April 2018 and No.2 in May. It has also climbed at the top of the World Music Charts Europe in May 2018 and it was given the title of 'Top of the World' album by British magazine 'Songlines'.

Booking: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary

Concerts

Monsieur Doumani

Monsieur Doumani

Monsieur Doumani