Giorgos Antoniou (Bass - GREECE)
Born in Athens (Greece), Giorgos has resided in Switzerland since 1994. He studied at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern and with the double bass professor B.Szedlak. As member of the SJS Big Band had the opportunity to play at major jazz festivals (Montreaux, Bern), be part of the US tour which included appearances in IAJE convention (NYC), St.Peters church, Birdland, Blues Alley (Washington DC), and play with Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, John Lewis and Bob Mintzer.
As a freelance bassist in Switzerland he worked with Joe Haider, Isla Eckinger, Roman Schwaller, George Robert, Sandy Patton, and many others. International appearances in Italy, France, Austria, Luxemburg, Holland, Turkey, playing in different festivals like Burghausen, Nurnberg, Nice, Colmar and Ascona. On such occasions he supported artists like Cedar Walton, Phil Woods, Johnny Griffin, Benny Golson, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Alvin Queen, Billy Hart, Doug Raney, Bobby Durham, Dado Moroni, Jesse Davis, Roy Hargrove, Terell Stafford, Plas Johnson, Scott Hamilton, Benny Green, Kirk Lightsey, Brad Leali, Roberta Gambarini, and many others.
He continues to perform and record with a wide range of jazz artists.
Photo courtesy of Bruce Lindsay
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