New Album • Out Now

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'In navigating his way through the pandemic of 2020, Klampanis found his light at the end of the tunnel in his magnificent bass manifesto, Rooftop Stories.'

 Bill Milkowski

Bill Milkowski is a longtime contributor to Downbeat magazine and is also the author of

“JACO: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius” (Backbeat Books)

Petros Klampanis: bass, voice, percussion


Recorded by George Kariotis at Sierra Studios, Athens.
Mixed and Mastered by Petros Klampanis & George Kariotis

Design by Rédsky Art
Cover Photo by Apropos Images

 

Produced by Petros Klampanis 

© + ℗ 2021 ΠΚmusic

 
 

PAST RELEASES

 

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IRRATIONALITIES

(Enja/Yellowbird, 2019)

PETROS KLAMPANIS MUSES ON LIFE IN TWO CITIES,

TWO CONTINENTS, AND THE IRRATIONALITIES IN BETWEEN,

ON HIS FOURTH ALBUM

‘A dazzling, multifaceted thing of beauty.’

JazzTimes (USA)

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

JAZZTHETIK (Germany)

‘Klampanis envisions a colorful, unreal, urban cosmos…’

JazzThing (Germany)

‘What comes as a beautiful surprise is the diversified approach

he utilizes in his compositions and performance.’

AllAboutJazz.com (USA)

Kristjan Randalu - piano

Bodek Janke - drums & percussion

Petros Klampanis - bass, glockenspiel, voice

Produced by Petros Klampanis

Cover Design: Katerina Karali 

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CHROMA

(Motema, 2017)

'Best Live Album' IMA awards 2018

 

Voted as one of the Best Albums of 2017, by DownBeat Magazine

"Chroma is an example of how creative jazz thinkers now incorporate string sections into their projects— as unique complexes of colours and textures, arrayed dynamically."

JazzTimes Magazine

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MINOR DISPUTE

(Inner Circle Music, 2015)

"This is very emotional music, where the assembled players bring all their interpretive skills to bear as they figuratively scale mountains, wrestle seas and find a place of centered calm."

New York City Records

CONTEXTUAL

(Inner Circle Music, 2011)

"I admit that I am always impressed when I hear a musician like Klampanis give us the gift of his creativity performed on such a timeless vessel"

Bass Musician Magazine

 
 
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"A formidable player and composer "

Jazztimes 

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

DownBeat Magazine