Lefteris Kordis

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About Lefteris Kordis

In the artist’s words: Describe one of your earliest musical memories in detail. I grew up in Elefsis, an ancient town near Athens, where I witnessed many outdoor folk festivals with music from Romani, Arvanites, Turkish weddings. Those were my first tribal musical experiences which determined my musical growth. What are your top 3 all-time favorite albums on Apple Music, and why? Why did you choose these three albums in particular? Berliner Philharmoniker, Pierre Boulez, Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Guinga, Casa de Villa Keith Jarrett Trio, Keith Jarrett Trio: Tribute These albums have a beautiful and healing energy. Find a song of yours on Apple Music that you love and tell us what makes it special. Tell us why you chose this song. “Mediterrana” Although I am listed as the composer, this piece was "downloaded" through me. I wrote it in "one breath" in 20 minutes with a vivid imagery of a beautiful Saracen woman traveling with pirates in the Mediterranean Sea from port to port. What’s one of the most memorable moments in your career so far? Performing with Steve Lacy, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, and Mikis Theodorakis

Boston, MA, United States
December 3, 1977
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