Dimitris Lappas







   Dimitris Lappas was born in Melbourne Australia in 1973. His first contact with the stage was at the age of 9 years in Australia playing bouzouki. At age of 11 he moved to Thessaloniki, where he continued to be involved with music until he was 16th. Then he moved to Brussels to attend guitar lessons and 1997 found in Sofia where he collaborated with Elias Klwnaridi and the Alternative Bulgarian Orchestra… His great love for music and the thirst for exploration of oriental scales and makam, led him in Istanbul where he lived 4 years starting collaborations with musicians of the city. Some of these were with the Turkish Cypriot singer Ziynet Sali, the ensemble Café Aman İstanbul, the orchestras of public television TRT1 and TRT2, Vassilis Saleas clarinet soloist and the Orchestra A la Turka Pop Star Orchestra, giving concerts throughout Turkey. He has long-standing and stable collaborations with distinguished composers, lyricists, musicians and singers such as Vassilis Lekkas, Eleni Vitali, George Dalaras, Dionysis Savvopoulos, Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Dimitratos, Petros Doyrdoympakis, Pantelis Thalassinos, Arleta, Lefteris Papadopoulos, Dimitris Staroba, Mimis plessas, Haris Alexiou, Nikos Papazoglou, Lizeta Kaimeri, Melina Kana, Gianni Haroulis, Ferhat Gocer, Eleni Tsaligopoulou, Thanasis Papakonstantinou, Rock Opera Alexander, Gerasimos Andreatos, Apostolos Rizos, Maki Seviloglou , Kostas Anastasiades, Gioti Kiourtsoglou etc. … He has composed music for theatre plays and has composed musical works such as the Trilogy, Lapino, Bouzouki Swing etc. Has taught in seminars like soloist related mainly issues like the approach of improvisation on the oriental popular music roads and "urban folk music" at Aivali, the Yeni Mosque (at the World Congress of scientists), in France at the brasserie Terminus etc. He is the founder of the ensemble LAPINO PROJECT (jazz mix, funk with Oriental approach). Has more than 4,500 participations in live, tv and radio appearances worldwide, as well as in the discography as musician, composer, producer and arranger. Basic instruments: Acoustic – Electrical – Fretless, Classical Guitar, Bouzouki, Oud, Baglama, Tzouras.
We give a big welcome to Dimitri and we are looking forward to enjoy him playing tohether with
TriCoolOre on Saturday 19th of August.


Dimitris Lappas     Tricoolore    Pantelis Stoikos



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