The Ioanna Troullidou Quartet performs at Sarah’s Jazz Club in Nicosia on Saturday October 21st, 2017, starting at 9:30PM. The jazz club is located on the historic road of Xanthis Xenierou in the old city, just off OXI roundabout. Reservations by SMS or call to 95147711.
Band: Ioanna Troullidou (Vocals); Ermis Michail (Guitar); Irenaeos Koulouras (Double Bass); Stelios Xydias (Drums).
Ioanna Troullidou is a musician and singer. She was born on the 9th of July 1981 in Lefkosia Cyprus. She studied music at the University of Pécs in Hungary from where she attained an M.A. degree in music teaching and choir conducting, and jazz singing/musical and performance in Bornemissza Maria singing school. Ioanna was a member of the No more Blues Band in Hungary until 2007 along with Balasy Szabolcs, Horvath Krisztian, Dömösi Tamas, Dingo Janos and Kebuszek Zsolt.
In 2007 she returns to Cyprus and since then Ioanna has been an active singer in the Jazz scene of Cyprus and co-operated with many local bands and musicians from Cyprus, U.S.A, Israel etc. She took lessons and followed workshops for Jazz singing from the well-known American Jazz singers Marion Cowings and Yaala Ballin. She participated in several Jazz Festivals in Cyprus and abroad like the Aglanjazz Festival 2013, the Aphrodite hills jazz Festival 2011, 2013,Paradise jazz festival 2009,2016, Fly again jazz 2016, Dusseldörf jazz rally 2017 ( Germany).
In 2012 she recorded her first album with the title ” Get out of town” – a collection of Jazz Standards with musicians from New York and Cyprus and with the arrangements of composer /saxophonist Chris Byars. Since 2007 Ioanna has been teaching Jazz Performance at the European University Cyprus. She’s been member of the faculty of the annual event Cyprus Jazz workshop 2015,2016,2017 among musicians from all over the world, conducted by the JEA (Jazz Education Abroad).