GIGS & EVENTS
Long long time ago
It all began during the fall of 2009, when drummer Thanos Hatzianagnostou started composing melodies for the piano that were met by the story-telling lyrics of jazz vocalist Irini Konstantinidi. A year later, during the fall of 2010, the song-writing duet were joined by pianist Dimitris Theoharis and upright bass player Haris Mermigas, expanding the group's musicality and establishing themselves as a fresh voice onto the European jazz scene. On November 7, 2011 The Wonder-fall Quartet released their debut album, in which they were delighted to collaborate with the exceptional musician and composer, renowned virtuoso of ney, Harris Lambrakis!
In spring of 2013, having already been performing many of their new, unpublished compositions, the song-writing duet and founders of the group have decided to give a fresh orientation to the quartet, by collaborating with two very young and promising jazz musicians, pianist Yiannis Papadopoulos and upright bass player Konstantinos Manos. The new Wonderfall Quartet has recorded their second CD entitled HORIZON on November 29 & 30, 2013 and released it on April 15, 2014. HORIZON album has been receiving excellent reviews and was awarded as the Best Greek Jazz Album of the year 2014.
The Wonderfall Quartet has participated in the 6th Jazz on Tinos Festival on August 29, 2014 held at the Tinos Cultural Foundation, under the artistic direction of George Kontrafouris and also at the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival on June 3, 2015, representing Greece at the festival's 15th anniversary.
Atmospheric sound, powerful improvisations, lyricism and outbursts of energy constitute the quartet's musical identity, which is mostly influenced by the exquisite sound and atmosphere
of the European jazz scene.
Irini Konstantinidi | vocals, lyrics
Yiannis Papadopoulos | piano
Konstantinos Manos | upright bass
Thanos Hatzianagnostou | drums, compositions
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