Outstanding bassist Irenaeos Koulouras performs at Sarah’s Jazz Club on Wednesday December 6th at 9:30pm. The Irenaeos Koulouras Trio is: Irenaeos Koulouras on double bass; Giorgos Morfitis on piano and Stelios Xydias on drums.
The newly-formed trio enthralls with the sound of classic and modern jazz. Think Monk/Miles/Duke/Mingus…
Doors open at 8pm, LIVE at 9:30pm. Tickets are 10 Euros and 5 Euros for students. Available at the door or by pre-booking by SMS/Call to 95147711.
Xanthis Xenierou, 35, Nicosia 1015.
Koulouras is one of the most active contrabass players and members of the jazz musician community, and has performed with leading talents in Cyprus and abroad. A frequent collaborator with international saxophonist Gilad Atzmon, Cypriot saxophonist Charis Ioannou and other great names, Koulouras also organised the Old Port Jazz Festival in Limassol in 2016.
Giorgos Morfitis was born 1981 in Limassol Cyprus. At the age of 6 he started his classical piano and theory music training. 2001 he studied jazz music at Nakas music school Athens Greece. 2002 he studied at I.S.A conservatory in Havana Cuba were he focused on classical composition, arranging and Jazz/Latin performance. 2004 he studied at Codarts Rotterdam conservatory in The Netherlands were he obtained a B.A and a M.A in Jazz/Latin piano performance. 2012 he moved to Madrid, Spain where he taught as a music professor at San Gredos College and Katarina Gurska conservatory in the modern music department. Through his carrier Morfitis played in many prestigious festivals and venues all over Europe such as: North Sea jazz Festival round town, Paradise Jazz festival, Madrid jazz festival, Madrid national TV e.t.c.
Stelios Xydias is a drummer from Limassol, Cyprus. He got his B.A in Music (jazz drums) from Codarts Rotterdam conservatory in the Netherlands. During his studies he won the the Nicolas Economou Grand. He performed in many international stages and festivals around Europe with great musicians like Gilad Atzmon, Ofer Ganor and more. He also performed in various records and in October 2014 he published his personal EP “Silence” solo drums project. He is currently based in Limassol, where he is performing music and teaching in his own drum school “Precision & Freedom Drum Center”.