Yiannis Katevas

Yiannis Katevas (Greek: Γιάννης Κατέβας), born 8 October 1950) is a Greek singer and songwriter.[1] He released fourteen full-length studio albums, mostly on Columbia Records and Minos Records.[2][3][4]
He began his career at the young age of 16 as vocalist and lead guitarist of the pop group "The Beatniks". Some time later in the Folk genre, Yiannis was mentored by the renowned composer Giorgos Mitsakis who ushered him threw the doors of the guarded music industry and wrote his first 2 songs for Columbia Records.
Since that time he has released fourteen full length albums, many of which have gone gold giving us hit singles such as: Na m' Agapas Tora - Ta Giasemakia sou - An Ginotane - An Mou Harisoun - Pios - Me Syglonizis - Ne gia Sena Ne - Yia sou Ellada and too many more to mention.
Apart from singing he also plays guitar and has written the majority of the music in his recordings.
The CD's "Yia sou Ellada" and "Kai Horevi H Ellada" are his latest endeavours in the Folklore genre and a celebration of traditional dance music with wonderful medleys from all regions of Greece.[5]

Yiannis Katevas
Γιάννης Κατέβας
Birth nameYiannis Katevas
Greek: Γιάννης Κατέβας
Born1950
Komotini, Greece
GenresLaïko
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrumentsvocals, guitar

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

He released the following studio albums:[4][2]

  • Και Αύριο και Πάντα (Columbia, 1976)
  • Τραγούδια Αγάπης (Columbia, 1977)
  • Τα Γιασεμάκια σου (Columbia, 1979)
  • Τα Ωραία του Κατέβα (Columbia, 1980)
  • Κάτι Παραπάνω (Minos, 1980)
  • Να Μ΄Αγαπάς Τώρα (Minos, 1981)
  • Που Θα Πας (Minos, 1983)
  • Ναι για Σένα, Ναι (Minos, 1985)
  • 10 Χρόνια Τραγούδια (Minos, 1987)
  • Με Συγκλονίζεις (Minos, 1989)
  • Κι Όμως σ’ Αγαπώ (Spot Music, 1992)
  • Οι Μεγάλες Επιτυχίες του (Minos-EMI, 1995)
  • Γειά σου Ελλάδα (Legend, 2003)
  • Και Χορεύει η Ελλάδα (Legend, 2006)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TEAM, MC. ""Αφιερωμένο Εξαιρετικά" στον Γιάννη Κατέβα… - MusicCorner.gr". www.musiccorner.gr.
  2. ^ a b "Γιάννης Κατέβας". Discogs.
  3. ^ TEAM, MC. "Ένας δίσκος ήρθε απ' τα παλιά – 16/9/2011 - MusicCorner.gr". www.musiccorner.gr.
  4. ^ a b "Γιάννης Κατέβας –". aris.gr.
  5. ^ Katevas Official