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Petros Klampanis (born July 15, 1981), is a bassist, composer, arranger, producer, and educator.

Petros Klampanis
Born (1981-07-15) July 15, 1981 (age 37)
Zakynthos, Greece
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDouble bass
Years active2001–present
LabelsMotéma, Inner Circle, Cristal, Minor, EMI/Universal
Associated actsContextual, Chroma, Minor Dispute Greg Osby, Jean-Michel Pilc
Websitepetrosklampanis.com

He leads a group has appeared in New York City venues such as the Cornelia Street Cafe, SubCulture, DROM, National Sawdust, and Rockwood Music Hall, in addition to performing worldwide. Joining him on recordings and live are French pianist Jean-Michel Pilc and Israeli guitarist Gilad Hekselman.

His debut album Contextual was released by Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music. Minor Dispute was released by Inner Circle in the U.S. (April 14, 2015), Minos EMI in Greece (May 12, 2015), and Cristal in the rest of the world (May 19, 2015). Chroma was released on March 10, 2017 by Motéma and was awarded Best Live Recording of 2017 by the Independent Music Awards.

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CollaborationsEdit

Klampanis has worked with: Liepaja Symphonic Orchestra, Athens State Orchestra, Snarky Puppy, Banda Magda, Greg Osby, Marc Copland, Jacques Morelenbaum, Mark Turner, Ari Hoenig, Sheila Jordan, Dimitra Galani, Gretchen Parlato, Jamey Haddad, Sara Serpa, Jean-Michel Pilc, Gilad Hekselman, Antonio Hart, Mario Frangoulis, George Perris, Michael Mossman, Didier Lockwood, Max Pollack, Stavros Lantsias.

DiscographyEdit

As leaderEdit

  • Contextual (Inner Circle, 2011)
  • Minor Dispute (Inner Circle, 2015)
  • Chroma (Motéma, 2017)

As sidemanEdit

  • Andreas Arnold/Odisea 2019
  • Lluis Capdevila/Cinematic Radio 2019
  • City Animals, Yuhan Su 5tet 2018 (Sunnyside)
  • Translator's Note, Oded Tzur 2017 (Enja)
  • Near 'n' Dear, Christos Rafalides 2017
  • Mediterrana, Lefteris Kordis 2016
  • Chronos Project, Dimitra Galani 2016
  • Unravel, Defne Sahin 2016
  • A Room of One's Own, Yuhan Su 2015
  • Like a Great River, Oded Tzur 2015 (Enja)
  • Mar Sonoro, Sofia Ribeiro 2015
  • Lisan Al Tarab, Tarek Yamani trio 2014
  • Yerakina, Banda Magda 2014
  • Banda Magda, Banda Magda 2013
  • Tableaux, Jacob Teichroew 5tet, 2013 (Fresh Sound)
  • Ar, Sofia Ribeiro 2012
  • Aussi Pour Les Petits, Sylvie Bourban 2012
  • Ivanov, Ryan Ramery 2012
  • Euphony, Nikos Tatasopoulos, 2011
  • La Vie En Rose/EP, Luisa Sobral 2010
  • Fast Forward of a Day, CLTrio 2009
  • Walking Around, Christine Corvisier 5tet, 2008
  • Horndaagen, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ 2008
  • Lost Property, Fundbureau, 2008
  • Inner Game, Julia Oschewsky, 2008
  • Melting Pot, Christine Corvisier 5tet, 2007

As producerEdit

  • Petros Klampanis/Irrationalities (ΠΚmusic/2020)
  • Marios Frangoulis & Lina Nikolakopoulou/Galazia Limni (Universal Music/2019)
  • Lluis Capdevila/Cinematic Radio (2019)
  • Yuhan Su/City Animals (SunnySide/2018)
  • Petros Klampanis/Chroma (Motema Music/2017)
  • Marios Frangoulis & George Perris/Kivotos(Universal Music/2016)
  • Maria Manousaki/Voyage (2016)
  • Lluis Capdevila/Diaspora (2016)
  • Sofia Ribeiro/Mar Sonoro (2016)
  • Petros Klampanis/Minor Dispute (Inner Circle Music, Minos EMI/Universal, Cristal Records/2015)
  • Point 2 (EmArEl Music / 2014)
  • Petros Klampanis/Contextual (Inner Circle Music/2011)

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