NEW RELEASE: Syros Soundscape.

Recorded in September 2019 in Syros (Greece) by AR. Produced by AK & AR. Tubular bells installation made by AK. Artwork by AR. Back picture by AK. The sounds of this recording are either based on traditional Greek songs, or improvised. El Ball de la Civada is a popular Catalan song. Many thanks and our deeper respect and admiration to the master senior tsambouna and toumbaki players Frangisko, Sorokos & Fagri. Many thanks also to the rest of players, whose contribution is deeply appreciated. Thanks to Dina & Ayis for coordinating all the activities that made this recording possible.

Ayis Kelpekis, soprano sax (8,15), tsambouna (5,10,11), voice, field recordings, percussion

Montserrat Marfany, voice, tubular bells, percussion, objects

Jaume Martin, tubular bells, percussion, voice

Frangiskos Palaiólogos (3), tsambouna, voice

Antoni Robert, tubular bells, percussion, voice, field recordings, objects

Giannis Roussos “Sorokos”, tsambouna (4,7,9), voice

Markos Varthalitis “Fagri”, toumbaki, voice

Sotiris Fouroulis, tzoura

Sylvain Labbe, tzoura

Yannis Venetis, voice 6, percussion (8,13)

Dina Manavi, voice & clapping here & there

Antonella Fontana, voice & clapping here & there

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