Internationally acclaimed Greek saxophonist, vocalist, composer and educator. Dimitrios has recorded 5 award winning albums for Candid Records. His awarded album of the year from the BBC for \"Labyrinth\" has become the subject of study at several universities and has been presented at Yale and at musicological conferences. \"Parallel Lines\" has received great critical acclaim, a trio suite dedicated to Sonny Rollins. \"Across The Universe\" a vocal album with a cosmopolitan line up that has produced 2 years of world touring and some of the best reviews.
Dimitrios has appeared at New York clubs Birdland, Zinc, Smalls, Kitano, Dizzy\' s, Jazz Showcase Chicago and major festivals worldwide such as London Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott\'s, Smithsonian Festival DC at the American History Museum, South Africa Tour with Abdullah Ibrahim. Have appeared for 2 Greek presidents and USA ex-president Bill Clinton during his official visit and dinner. Has played and recorded with Jeff \"Tain\" Watts, Dave Liebman, Marc Johnson, Jamie Cullum, Ralph Peterson, Essiet Essiet, Andy Sheppard, Adam Nussbaum, Juliet Kelly, Mina Agossi, Deborah Davis, etc.
Other programs included Delphic games, Herodion, Lycabettus for the Athens festival, programs at Dizzy\' s Club Jazz at The Lincoln Center! with the aid of the Onassis Foundation and artist residencies at New York and Chicago Colleges and Universities. Dizzy\' s Club Jazz At The Lincoln Center. co-branding activities with Bentley for festivals and concerts worldwide. \"Jazz Democracy\": talk and performance for TEDx Tokyo.
Contact info: www.dimitriosvassilakis.com