Charis Ioannou – Alto Sax (Artistic leader)
George Krasides – Tenor Sax
Yannis Miralis – Baritone Sax
Mike Michael – 1st trumpet
Christos Loizides – 2nd trumpet
Constantinos Constantinou – Trombone
Christos Yerolachitis – Piano
Gabriel Karapatakis – Bass
Rodos Panagiotou – Drums
Vocal soloist: Ioanna Troullidou
Cyprus Big Band is the first jazz orchestra in Cyprus, founded by the association Jeunesses Musicales Cyprus and supported by the European University of Cyprus. Its mission is to promote, preserve and perform jazz and latin music in Cyprus, to contribute to the musical infrastructure of local cultural life and present it overseas. The orchestra members are distinguished performers, graduates of famous American and European music schools. The orchestra is a typical Little Big Band and consists of Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones, two Trumpets, a Trombone, a Piano, a Bass and Drums. Its repertoire is based on the historical development of American and European jazz and latin music and covers all its stages and styles from the beginning of the 20th century until today. It aspires to become the National Jazz Orchestra of Cyprus.
20 & 21.03.2009 Presentation: Making of: Waltz with Bashir
The two presentations are open for the public and the entrance is free.
The program of the presentations is as follows:
ΤΕPΑΚ – Peukios Georgiades Amphitheatre
Friday 20.3.2009 / 14:00 – 16:00
ARTOS Cultural Foundation
Saturday 21.3.2009 / 10:00 – 12:00
21.03.2009 Marios Takoushis presents: QuadroFunk at TRITOS, Pantheon
21.03.2009 TAT-TNABAR Live at RIALTO
TAT-TNABAR is the only percussion group in Cyprus which participates in various festivals abroad, accompanying well-known DJs like Tiesto, Sasha, Robbie Rivera, David Sieman, Nick Warren, Said Mourat and others.
They do performances and seminars regarding evolution of rhythm and sound from Paleolithic era up to this day, the era of electronic music.
TAT-TNABAR is famous in Cyprus and abroad as freestyle percussionists.