Alekos K. Vretos
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Where are you located?
Argos, Greece
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Musical Artist, Manager, Record Label
Tell us a little about your background...
Alekos K. Vretos was born in Athens in 1976. In 1993, Alekos enrolled in the Athenaeum Conservatory with Panagiotis Adam and other great teachers. At the same time, because he was a jazz lover, he enrolled in the Phillipos Nakas Conservatory were he studied jazz with Markos Alexiou, Takis Paterelis , Pantelis Benetatos , Spiros Panagiotopoulos and Kostas Baltazanis. Alekos won the award for "Outstanding Musicianship” in 1995. Soon after that he won a Phillipos Nakas scholarship for the year 1995.
In September 1996 he enrolled in Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. There he studied as a Jazz Composition major. Some of his teachers were: Vuk Kullenovic, Ray Santisi, D*** Lowell, David Callahan, and Dennis Grillo. During his studies in Boston he performed extensively as a piano player in jazz ensembles and Big Bands. He graduated in 1999.
A year earlier he took up the ud (Arabic lute). His teacher was the great Master Simon Shaheen in Arabic music and ud playing. In 2004 he won a gold medal in an ud improvisation and artistry contest in the U.S.
As a professional he has performed with different ensembles in Greece and around the world. He is currently working as a producer at the Athens Concert Hall.

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Piano, Other
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http://www.alekosvretos.gr
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At 5:30am on September 22, 2009, Artur Bayramgalin said…
hi,
I am glad to announce the release of my debut CD called "Interro Island". This is my first solo project, which includes original tunes composed and arranged by me. I hope you will enjoy my work!
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At 9:40pm on April 13, 2009, Luiz Santos said…
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Welcome Alekos,
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Feel free to check out my New SPRING Album!
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