KRASIDIS & MORFITIS - SAX & PIANO DUO.

KRASIDIS & MORFITIS  - SAX & PIANO DUO.
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COMMANDARIA ORCHESTRA & FRIENDS

FIRST SEASON OF JAZZ MUSIC CONCERT SERIES

Commandaria Orchestra & Friends during its 2016-2017 season 'Jazz Music Concert Series' features the KRASIDIS & MORFITIS - Sax & Piano Duo.Longtime friends and collaborators Saxophonist George Krasidis & pianist George Morphitis are among the most potent and influential jazz instrumentalists on the island of Cyprus. They will perform works taken from the Standard Jazz repertoire. A concert full of soul & passion...enjoy the creativity of the 2 jazz masters in an explosive performance.

- Sunday, May 7th 2017- Concert Starts at 20:00h- Cyprus Wine Museum, Erimi- Ticket €10

Giorgos Krasidis (born April 10, 1970 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a saxophonist/clarinettist, composer and educator. Krasidis studied at Berklee college of Music, (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is the founder of Jazzologia Big Band and Saxomania Syndicate Saxophone Ensemble. As a performer/soloist he has performed in many prestigious festivals and venues in the USA, Europe and Cyprus and worked with world class musicians and composers such as: Jim Self, Alex Sipiagin, Poogie Bell, and Stavros Xarchakos. Giorgos Krasidis teaches at the European University in Nicosia, Cyprus and the Cyprus Government Music Schools.

Morfitis 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 were 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, Eunic Jazz festival Berlin, Technopolis Jazz Festival Athens, Luxemburg Jazz & World showcase, Lantaren venster Showcase Rotterdam, personal concert in Doelen theater Rotterdam, Rialto Jazz & World showcase Limassol, Madrid jazz festival, Μadrid national Tv e.t.c.

He is currently residing in Cyprus teaching privately and performing all over the island and abroad with different formats inc. his own original projects.v

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