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Costas Baltazanis/End of Seas
Costas Baltazanis – guitar, Dan Brantigan – trumpet, Panagiotis Andreou – bass, Engin Gunaydin – drums
Costas Baltazanis is a guitarist, composer and educator. He has performed in many places around the globe like Usa, Greece, Spain, Finland, Israel, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Germany… Costas has been performing on stage and recording in the studio with a great number of artists like Alex Foster, The Mingus Orchestra, Arturo Sandoval, Jeff Tain Watts, James Genus, Mike Wolff, David Friedman, Kenwood Dennard, Ron Savage, Ray Santisi, Omar Faruk Tekbilek and the Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra.
In 1995, Costas formed Iasis along with Petros Kourtis on percussion and Yiotis Kiourtsoglou on bass, a group performing his compositions in the field of world fusion. The band sold thousands of albums and performed in top venues and festivals in Greece, Spain, Germany and Luxemburg. They collaborated on stage and recordings with leading performers like Omar Faruk Tekbilek and the Bulgarian Voices, Iasis recorded and produced Iasis (1996), Amalgama (1999), the Cd single Amalgama Mix (2000), under the label of Lyra Records and Duente (2003), under the label of Emarcy, Universal Records.
He is an experienced clinician and has given lectures all around the world. For many years he served as a Head Director of the Modern Music Department in one of the biggest music schools in his homeland, Greece. He supervised the Berklee College of Music – Ph. Nakas Conservatory Student Exchange Program and the Four Semester Academic Program (for students who would join Berklee College for the last four semesters).
In 2002, Costas composed the music for the movie “Paradise is a Personal Affair”. Legend Records released the soundtrack.
Costas Baltazanis lives in New York City and he is a member of Alex Foster’s Condition Band. Lionboy Records released the band’s cd in 2011. In 2015, Costas Baltazanis released his first stateside record, a soundtrack to his inspired New York experience, called “End of Seas”.