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Moussas Tilemachos

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Guitarist

Tilemachos Moussas was born in 1970 in Thessalonica, Greece. After his studies at Agostini and F.Nakas Contemporary Music Schools he was offered a place and a scholarship to Berklee Music School. Some of the bands he played in are «Xaxakes », «Ble », «Atractos », «Îœethexis », «Acetic Voice », «Medieval Death » while at the moment he plays in "LoveLab" and "Didjidimensions".

In 2002 he formed his own jazz band "Tilemachos Moussas quintet".

 

He has worked with many important musicians such as:

Damo Suzuki, Savina Yannatou, Blaine Reininger, Lena Norin, Michel Hatzigeorgiou, Missirli Ahmet, Katherina Bornefeld, Banu Unuvar, Marite Sanchez, K. Maginas, D. Kamarotos and K. Anastassiadis.

 

He took part in the music composition of the films:

- "Not to set foot in Athens" directed by M. Mouzakis

- "Can U Feel it", documentary directed by F. Vlahakis

- composed the music for the short film "The stranger" by K. Tsakiris

 

Tilemachos composed the music for several plays and performances such as:

- "Five of us" directed by Evi Dimitrakolou

- "Rock Law" and "Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead" written by Erik Bogosian and directed by K. Gakidis

- "Cats have seven lives" written by Jenny Erpenbeck and directed by Chryssa Kapsouli

- "Ithaki" written by D.Dimitiradis directed by S. Karakantza

- "Urban Soma" and "Urban Choma" choreographed by Oliver Hartmann

- "Take Time" choreographed by Mariela Nestora

- "13mf" by Christos Polymenakos

- "Session I" choreographed by P.Argyropoulos

- "1 none 100.000"choreographed by Solus Creo

- "The Circus Is Flying"(puppet theatre)directed by E. Vlachos

- "Made in In" (d624) performed by Eleni Theofilaktou.

 

 

 

He participated as performer in:

- "Swan Lake City" (choreography by Konstantinos Rigos for the National Theatre of Northern Greece) arranging Tchaikovsky and playing the guitar

- "Dream Odyssey" (music composed by D.Kamarotos and directed by Chryssa Kapsouli for The National Theatre of Northern Greece

- "off the streets" (directed by Kyriakos Katzourakis for Cultural Capital Of Europe Patra 2006)in the play "American Dream" (choreographed by Fotis Nikolaou for the Greek National Opera)

- in the play "I'm Dying Like a Country" (Greek Festival 2007, directed by Michail Marmarinos)

- in the play "The Night Of The Secrets", (National Theatre, directed by Elli Papakonstantinou)

 

 

 

Tilemachos has played and performed in many well known concert halls in Paris, Amsterdam, Istanbul and in Festivals all over the world such as:

- Oriente Occidente Festival 2005 Italy

- IX Festival International de Danca Contemporanea 2005 Faro Portugal

- Mostra Sesc de Artes Mediterraneo Festival 2005 Sao Paolo Brazil

- Biennale 2004 Lyon France

- Arts Festival 2004 Singapore

- European Monodrama Festival 2004 Bitola FYROM

- International Festival The actor of Europe 2004 Otesevo FYROM

- SANI Jazz on the hill festival 2006 Greece

- Cultural Capital Of Europe Patra 2006

- 2nd,3rd Athens Video Art Festival 2006, 2007 Athens Greece

- Naxos Festival 2006Z

- Strings Of Difference Festival 2006 Athens Greece

- Parathinalos jazz festival 2002 - 2003 Thessalonica Greece.

 

 

His cd "Kyknostalagma-Swan Drip" was released in September 2006 by Ankh records.

 

 

He participates in the board of directors of Thessalonica's "Jazz and Creative Music Club" and works as an educator

Last modified on Monday, 12 March 2012 07:44

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