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Atzakas: Udopia


Release Date: 05/27/2016 
Label:  Carpe Diem   Catalog #: 16309   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Thimios AtzakasErik SatieKemenceci Nikolaki
Performer:  Kostas AnastasiadisDimitris ZacharakisElektra MiliadouThimios Atzakas,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release is the debut album of Thimios Atzakas, Greek oud composer and virtuoso. The selection of his own arrangements and compositions that he has chosen for this release displays his range of style, which is influenced by European jazz, Oriental traditions, and contemporary classical music. He is joined by an ensemble of six other musicians from around the world, including Avgerini Gatsi, James Wylie, Nikos Paraoulakis, Elektra Miliadou, Kostas Anastasiadis, and Dimitris Zacharakis. This new release is the debut album of Thimios Atzakas, Greek oud composer and virtuoso. The selection of his own arrangements and compositions that he has chosen for this release displays his range of style, which is influenced by European jazz, Oriental traditions, and contemporary classical music. He is joined by an ensemble of six other musicians from around the world, including Avgerini Gatsi, James Wylie, Nikos Paraoulakis, Elektra Miliadou, Kostas Anastasiadis, and Dimitris Zacharakis. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nada by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion), Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion), Kostas Anastasiadis (Drums),
Elektra Miliadou (Cello), Thimios Atzakas (Oud), James Wylie (Saxophone),
Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice), Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney)
2.
Melos by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney), James Wylie (Saxophone), Thimios Atzakas (Oud),
Elektra Miliadou (Cello), Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion), Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice),
Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion)
3.
Βού-doo by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion), Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion), Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney),
Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice), James Wylie (Saxophone), Thimios Atzakas (Oud),
Elektra Miliadou (Cello)
4.
Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  Dimitris Zacharakis (Marimba), Thimios Atzakas (Oud)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
5.
Diaplous by Kemenceci Nikolaki
Performer:  Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion), Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion), Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney),
Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice), James Wylie (Saxophone), Thimios Atzakas (Oud),
Elektra Miliadou (Cello)
6.
Lost Dervish by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion), Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney), Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice),
James Wylie (Saxophone), Thimios Atzakas (Oud), Elektra Miliadou (Cello),
Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion)
7.
Ballast by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Kostas Anastasiadis (Percussion), Dimitris Zacharakis (Percussion), Nikos Paraoulakis (Ney),
Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice), James Wylie (Saxophone), Thimios Atzakas (Oud),
Elektra Miliadou (Cello)
8.
Tertsina by Thimios Atzakas
Performer:  Thimios Atzakas (Oud), Αvgerini Gatsi (Voice)

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