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  • Petros Klampanis: Pes Mou Mia Lexi

    Petros Klampanis: Pes Mou Mia Lexi

    Double bassist Petros Klampanis is back with another groove with a view. “Pes Mou Mia Lexi” is the third video in his Rooftop Story series. This time he’s above the bustling streets of Havana, Cuba. “I have always been fascinated by the music and culture of this part of the world. The way that Western... »

  • Petros Klampanis: Alfonsina Y El Mar

    Petros Klampanis: Alfonsina Y El Mar

    Last year we premiered the first Rooftop Stories series video by Petros Klampanis, and now we’re featuring the second installment. The video for “Alfonsina Y El Mar” starts with the precarious situation of getting a double bass onto a rooftop, but then it’s nothing but gorgeous views and music. “This is the second Rooftop Story,... »

  • Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis “Footprints”

    Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis “Footprints”

    We’re proud to premiere the first video in bassist Petros Klampanis’s new Rooftop Stories series with this awesome version of Wayne Shorter’s “Footprints”. “Rooftops and music – music and rooftops. There’s nothing not to love with that combination, plus having a sky full of stars makes is even more unique,” Klampanis writes. “?llow me to... »

  • Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis’s “Shades of Magenta”

    Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis’s “Shades of Magenta”

    Today we’re proud to premiere a video for the song “Shades of Magenta” by bassist Petros Klampanis. This beautiful piece of music is a live recording from his latest album, , out now on Motema Music. “‘Shades of Magenta’ is about happiness,” the bassist writes. “We tend to forget how to appreciate small everyday things... »

  • Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy has announced an extensive tour of Europe that will take the band across the continent from April to June. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Budapest, Hungary on April 20th and eventually wrap things up on June 7th in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They’ll be joined by several of... »

  • B’ANG Duet: Teen Town

    B’ANG Duet: Teen Town

    The B’ANG Duet, comprised of double bass monsters Petros Klampanis and Or Bareket, have unleashed their second offering with their take on the classic Jaco Pastorius song “Teen Town”. It’s already a feat to play the blistering melody on upright, but the two bassists make it look easy while using a shaker and loop pedal... »

  • B’ANG Duet: Whisper Not

    B’ANG Duet: Whisper Not

    We love it when bassists get together to make music. Double bassists Petros Klampanis and Or Bareket teamed up to form the B’ANG Duet (aka the Bass Hang Duet), and it’s a perfect reason why bassists should band together. “B’ANG first appeared at the 2015 International Bass Society Convention in Colorado and received enthusiastic reaction,”... »

  • Petros Klampanis: Blue Cave

    Petros Klampanis: Blue Cave

    Here’s another great example of how versatile the double bass is as an instrument. Greek bassist Petros Klampanis paints a vivid picture with his bass on “Blue Cave,” a song inspired by an area on his home island of Zakynthos. Utilizing looping and effects, Klampanis builds a haunting and beautiful backdrop to build a melody... »

  • Jazz, World, and Chamber Music Merge on Petros Klampanis’ New Album

    Jazz, World, and Chamber Music Merge on Petros Klampanis’ New Album

    Jazz bassist/composer Petros Klampanis has released his second album on Inner Circle Music: Minor Dispute. The Greek musician, who burst into view via the New York City jazz scene, has created a work that pulls from a variety of influences, including jazz, of course, and world and chamber music. The core of Minor Dispute is... »

  • Petros Klampanis: Minor Dispute

    Petros Klampanis: Minor Dispute

    Bassist Petros Klampanis is working on his next album and has released this awesome video for the title track. The group mixes jazz, world music, and chamber music into a beautifully organic style of music. Klampanis is currently raising money for his album on Kickstarter. »