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Petros Klampanis Irrationalities CD Release

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Named a Bass Ace by Bass Player Magazine, composer and bassist Petros Klampanis grew up in Greece, surrounded by the confluence of Mediterranean and Balkan folk music. He now spends most of his time touring the world, always seeking unique ways to integrate elements from multiple genres, ranging from classical music to pop. Klampanis has collaborated with world renowned artists including Snarky Puppy, Greg Osby, Jaques Morelenbaum, Shai Maestro, Gilad Hekselman, Ari Hoenig and Jean-Michel Pilc. In addition to his extensive list of appearances in the US, including the storied venues of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, he has performed at the internationally acclaimed Jazzahead! in Bremen, XJAZZ Festival in Berlin, Harlem Arts Festival as well as Megaron Mousikis Athinon, Megaron Mousikis Thessalonikis, Onassis Cultural Centre NY and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. His album Chroma, released by Motema Music, was awarded The Best Live Album of 2017, by the Independent Music Awards and was featured in major international radio and press outlets. His debut album ‘Contextual’ was released by Inner Circle Music a prestigious NYC based label, while his second album ‘Minor Dispute’, was selected as one of the best jazz records in 2015 by NPR.


  • Camila Meza: guitar, voice
  • Vasilis Costas: laouto
  • Lavinia Pavlish, Hajnal Pivnick: violin
  • Carrie Frey: viola
  • Julia Henderson: cello
  • Lefteris Kordis: piano
  • Fran Fromit: drums & percussion


Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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

    All About Jazz

  • Petros Klampanis’ ‘Chroma’ is awash in colors as he augments his piano and guitar-led quintet with a string section in his luminous live recording.

    Bassplayer Magazine (USA)

  • With each successive disc PK has developed an increasingly personal voice.”

    DownBeat Magazine (USA)

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

    JazzTimes (USA)

  • If you’ve ever woken up from a dream with beautiful music in your head, only to forget it as the day goes on, Chroma will make you feel like you have recaptured some of that spirit.

    New York City Jazz Records (USA)

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