Echo Wants Her Voice Back & Odysseas Toumazou

Cyprus : Echo Wants Her Voice Back & Odysseas Toumazou

Echo Wants Her Voice Back or simply Echo, is a Cypriot born, London based singer-songwriter, often described as folk noir with blues rock influences. Echo’s distinctive voice, notable stage presence and compelling lyrics have been praised by music publications, with Songwriting Magazine comparing her to the likes of Kate Bush, Lorde, Florence and The Machine, PJ Harvey and Bjork.

She self-released a debut EP in 2015, and went on to perform at the 2016 South by Southwest Festival. Fast forward to today, she has released a series of singles and music videos on her YouTube channel, alongside a constant stream of updates on her social media.

She is currently working towards releasing her fifth single “Flow”. Echo will be performing an intimate set at Sarah's Jazz Club on Wednesday the 26th of October, in Nicosia, alongside renowned and talented Jazz guitarist and composer, Odysseas Toumazou, a professional Guitar player born in Cyprus and currently living in Nicosia.

Odysseas’ rich musical background includes studying Jazz Guitar since 2011 in The Netherlands, at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, under the guidance of great musicians such as Martijn van Iterson, Maarten van der Grinten and Jesse van Ruller. He also attended masterclasses and was given private lessons from innovative players such as Scott Henderson, Lage Lund, Peter Bernstein, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gilad Hekselman and Brad Mehldau. During his studies in Amsterdam, Odysseas toured Europe (Germany, Netherland, Poland, Spain, Cyprus) with many different bands.

From 2015 until 2017, Odysseas worked in India at True School of Music as Head of Guitar Department. During his time in Mumbai he performed as a sideman with Loui Banks, Gino Banks, Sheldon D'Silva, Ranjit Barot, Matteo Fraboni and many others. He performed in concert halls, prestigious Jazz clubs and in major jazz festivals of India, such as Goa Jazz Festival and Utsav Jazz Festival. He also collaborated with many Fusion groups and worked as an arranger and bandleader with India's finest Classical music artists. Moving to Cyprus in 2017 allowed him to dedicate his time in teaching and performing, whilst he is currently composing his own music and recording his debut album.

The evening will be dedicated to the memory of Photini Fenwick and a percentage of earnings from the door will be given to the Anti-Cancer Society.

On Wednesday December 26th at 20:00.
ENTRY 10€

When

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Time: 20:00 - 23:00

Where

35 Xanthis Xenierou Street
Nicosia, Nicosia 1015, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 95147711

Cost

€10

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