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"Petros Klampanis is a musician who has always spoken from the heart."

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"A formidable player and composer."

"Irrationalities is a multifaceted, thing of beauty."

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"Mr. Klampanis thoughtful new album, 'Minor Dispute', incorporates chamber string arrangements and a worldly, streamlined rhythmic pulse."


"A Bass Ace."

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"A few years after his debut in New York, Petros Klampanis is confirmed as one of the most interesting musicians of his generation."


"Klampanis has long since freed himself from the role of the mere accompanist."

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"Klampanis plays solo bass with a loop pedal to create a “double bass orchestra” on “Basscope” and “Blue Cave,” which are done so masterfully that you’d think it was a full symphony."

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"The assembled players bring all their interpretive skills to bear as they figuratively scale mountains, wrestle seas and find a place of centered calm."

(For "Minor Dispute")


Declared a “bass ace” by Bass Player Magazine, acclaimed bassist, composer and producer Petros Klampanis grew up in Greece, surrounded by the confluence of Mediterranean

and Balkan folk music.

Now living between New York and Athens, Greece, he is curious in his approach, always seeking unique ways to integrate elements from multiple genres, ranging from classical music to pop. His varied musical life journey marries aggressive melodicism, beautiful intonation, and uniquely personal sound on all the projects

he leads or produces.

Klampanis has collaborated with world-acclaimed artists such as Greg Osby, Jacques Morelenbaum, Oded Tzur, Arooj Aftab, Anoushka Shankar, Shai Maestro, Gilad Hekselman, Jean-Michel Pilc, Snarky Puppy, Kinan Azmeh, Dimitra Galani and Maria Farantouri, among many others. His extensive list of performance credits includes Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Blue Note, The Kennedy Center, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA NYC), Barbican (London), Roskilde (Denmark), NOSPR (Poland), Glastonbury (UK), Rock in Rio (Lisbon), JazzAhead (Bremen), Jazzkaar (Tallinn), Athens Jazz Festival, XJazz Festival (Berlin), as well as Megaron Mousikis Athinon, Megaron Mousikis Thessalonikis, Onassis Foundation (NYC) and the Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (Athens).

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CHROMA | Petros Klampanis group Live in NYC
Petros Klampanis | With Marco (Official Music Video)
MINOR DISPUTE | Petros Klampanis group
IRRATIONALITY (Official Video) | Petros Klampanis trio

Petros Klampanis | Full Bio

Petros Klampanis | Past Appearances

Petros Klampanis | One Sheet

Petros Klampanis Trio | Rider




Germany: Listen Loud

Spain: Selin Celik Production

Greece: Menta Art Events


Universal Music Group

Petros proudly endorses Pirastro strings.

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