Odysseas Toumazou

 

 

 

 

 

 

Odysseas Toumazou is a professional Guitar player. He was born in Cyprus and currently living in Nicosia. At the age of 6 he started playing classical piano and classical guitar. It was only a few years later that he switched to electric guitar, while at the same time he got private lessons in jazz guitar, composition and jazz theory. His career started from an early age, working as a session musician and performing live on TV and radio shows with Greek and Cypriot artists, where he gained a lot of experience playing in different styles and doing studio work. In 2011 he came to the Netherlands to study Jazz Guitar at the Conservatory of Amsterdam under the guidance of great musicians such as Martijn van Iterson, Maarten van der Grinten and Jesse van Ruller. He also attended masterclasses and had private lessons from innovative players such as of Scott Henderson, Lage Lund, Peter Bernstein, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gilad Hekselman and Brad Mehldau. During his studies in Amsterdam Odysseas toured through Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Cyprus) with many bands in various projects. Odysseas has worked in India at True School of music as Head Of Guitar department since 2015. Since his time in Mumbai he performed as a sideman with Loui banks, Gino banks, Sheldon D'Silva, Ranjit Barot, Matteo Fraboni and many others. He performed in Concert halls, prestigious Jazz clubs and in major jazz festivals Of india as Goa jazz festival and Utsav Jazz festival. He also collaborated with many Fusion groups and worked as an arranger and bandleader with India Classical music artists. Since July 2017, he resides in Cyprus and dedicates his time in music composition, teaching and performing.  

 

Press Release

19th  Paradise  Jazz  Festival

Δελτίο Τύπου

 

 

 

By Cyprus Jazz Musicians  &  The Orange Train

Coz` we Love it!

 

 

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