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Hot Organic Trio - Band

The Hot Organic Trio was founded in 2004 by Hammond B3 organist vocalist & harp player  Yiannis    Monos, guitarist Makis Ablianitis and drummer Zafiris Tsinalis.

Their  idea was to present for the first time in Greece, the Hammond organ trio Soul-Jazz sound, something that was helped by the comeback of the mighty, legentary Hammond B3 organ during the 2000's.

Their repertoir  includes Jazz ,Soul,Funk & Blues standards and themes from the huge tank of the 50's , 60's and 70's era, combined with their own compositions.

Yiannis Monos appears as a  Hammond organist as early as 1985, founding or co-founding several  Blues-Soul  bands such as  JUGBAND BLUES,  LOT,  SAX-S,  BLUES FAMILY,  SCHOOLBUS and THE BLUES BUG.
He appeared in concerts next to : MICK TAYLOR (ex Rolling Stones, John Mayall Bluesbrakers), GUITAR SHORTY( Brother in law of Jimmy Hendrix), SIDNEY (Guitar Crusher) SELBY, LOUISIANNA RED,MALIK YAKUB (Mack Spears) and he opened for JOHN HAMMOND JUNIOR, EDDY.C.CAMPBELL, LUTHER ALLISON and others.

The new members Apostolos Leventopoulos,Yiannis Loukatos and Vassilis Pousaios are all distinguished musicians of the Greek scene.

The trio has played almost every club in Greece and in festivals too, with  lot of success.

Horns Aditional line-up :
YIANNIS ECONOMEDES: trumpet / flugehorn
KOSTIS VAZOURAS : alto /baritone sax,flute
STRATOS VOUGAS : tenor sax

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