Theo Kapilidis Quartet

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B i o g r a p h y
Theo Kapilidis , guitarist and composer , was born in Greece. He was fortunate to grow up in a very musical family . During his childhood he spent much time in a record store of his father , which he came into contact with jazz early on. At the age of twelve years, Theo was playing the piano and devoted himself mainly to the guitar. The five-year jazz studies at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern (CH ) , he finished successful at age of 25 . After graduating gave Theo countless jazz concerts and participated in a variety of other projects . In 1985 he returned to his hometown , where he worked as a studio musician and has taught at the Synchronous Conservatory of Thessaloniki. First recordings were made simultaneously with the electric jazz trio. Since his return to Switzerland in 1991 Theo has worked with many famous jazz musicians. These include, among others, John Voirol , Heiri Känzig, Rätus Flisch , Michael Zisman , Matthieu Michel,Herbie Kopf,
Daniel Schenker,Chris Wiesendanger,und Tony Renold.
He also played in various bands together with renowned artists such as Manny Boyd, Danny Heyes , Keith Copeland , Johnny Vidacovich.
Theo teaches at the Zurich University of the Arts.
As a bandleader , he recently recorded on two new CDs :
"Bright Shadows" and ''Inside views''
feat. Will Winson Sax, Glenn Zaleski piano,Rick Rosato bass, Colin Stranahan Drums.
His interest in music focused in the expression and in the unite of authenticity with a pioneering spirit .

B i o g r a p h y
Theo Kapilidis , guitarist and composer , was born in Greece. He was fortunate to grow up in a very musical family . During his childhood he spent much time in a record store of his father , which he came into contact with jazz early on. At the age of twelve years, Theo was playing the piano and devoted himself mainly to the guitar. The five-year jazz studies at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern (CH ) , he finished successful at age of 25 . After graduating gave Theo countless jazz concerts and participated in a variety of other projects . In 1985 he returned to his hometown , where he worked as a studio musician and has taug...

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Past Gigs Theo Kapilidis Quartet

  • 02 | 2016 Aarau Theo Kapilidis ''Inside Views''
  • 02 | 2016 Zürich Theo Kapilidis ''Inside Views''
  • 12 | 2015 Berlin Theo Kapilidis ''Bright Shadows''
  • 11 | 2015 Wien Theo Kapilidis ''Bright Shadows''
  • 10 | 2015 Zürich ZJO Song Book Vol.2
  • 09 | 2015 Zürich Film Festival Zürich
  • 07 | 2015 Freiburg Theo Kapilidis Trio
  • 07 | 2015 Göppingen Theo Kapilidis Trio

Discography Theo Kapilidis Quartet

  • 2014 Bright Shadows Album | Unit records

Media

  • Video Theo Kapilidis 'In the Crack'
  • Video Theo Kapilidis 'Nostos'
  • Sound New CD release 'Inside Vie...
  • Video ''Theo Kapilidis Bright Sha...

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Origin

  • Zürich CH

Members

  • Theo Kapilidis guitar/composer
  • Florian Egli sax
  • Raphael Walser acc.Bass
  • Maxime Paratte drums

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