Nikos Giousef | musical saw
In 2002 he created a unique baritone musical saw. In 2009 he met Elli Deliou, a musical saw soloist, with whom he studied the technique of this instrument in classical music. In 2015 he participated in the European Musical Saw Festival where he performed with the sophisticated instruments he had fabricated himself. He has performed in festivals, theatrical and musical shows and concerts in Greece and abroad. He is one of the basic members of the band “Ypogeia Reumata” .He is also member of other bands such as “Neon”and “Jazz Baroque” and of the artist collective “Tsiritsantsoules”.He performs in musical saw/piano duos together with Irini Tiniakou and Giorgos Konstantinou. He has appeared in live performances with numerous musicians/performers from the greek and the international scene. He has recorded a personal album,10 albums as a band member and has participated in many albums of other composers. He has composed music for 3 theater shows and for 8 short films. He has taken lessons in classical guitar, electric bass guitar and cello. He has also attended seminars about jazz and modern music orchestration and about film composition.
Irini Tiniakou | piano
As a pianist and orchestrator she has worked together with various bands and has performed in theater shows in Greece and abroad. She has composed music for various ensembles in Greeece and Germany ,also for the theater, and she has been rewarded a prize for her piece”Fanfare nach S.Mors” in a competition organized by Deutsches Museum.S he is performing as a duo with Nikos Gioussef with whom they have given many concerts in Greece and abroad. She is member of the artist collective “Tsiritsantsoules”. She has recorded one personal album with the project “Ward of Cause”. As a musicologist she has worked for the Danish Institute in Greece. She is a graduate of the University of Athens (department of Musical Studies) and of Richard Strauss Konservatorium in Munich, where she studied Composition.
He is a pianist and composer. He is also playing harmonium, synthesizers and vibrandoneon. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music .He has worked together and performed with numerous musicians and songwriters in Greece. He is basic member of the cinematic jazz group “Eos”, which has performed in many music and film festivals. He has participated in the Festival of Improvisation Music “Deteriorate Sound Festival” and has composed music for 15 documentaries, films, short films and theater shows. He has recorded 3 personal albums (“Blur”,”Rusty Memories”, “Cocoon”).