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Kostas Vomvolos (composer,arranger,accordion and qanoun player)

He has composed music for over 140 theater plays working with state,municipal and fringe theater groups in Greece,UK and Ireland.   His scores include many Greek tragedies, musicals and new opera pieces.   In 1994 he founded the group «Primavera en Salonico» which, in collaboration with Savina Yannatou ,performed all over the world.    He has arranged and orchestrated 8 CDs for this project, the latest being « Songs of Thessaloniki »  by ECM records/March  2015.   He was a member of the ethnic-jazz trio «Wutu wupatou» (F.Floridis, M.Siganidis featuring  O.Temiz).  In the beginning of 2005 he formed «Tabako», a new-music  oriented trio.   He has  arranged and produced several CDs with Greek  traditional performers being also a member of the popular group «Winter  swimmers».   He collaborated with many jazz and world-music performers including Susan Dayhim, B.Ozal, the Bulgarian choir «Angelite», M.Montanaro, M.Marre,F. Hautzinger, E.Ottaviano, E. Ledda etc. He teaches at the Drama Departement of the Aristotelian University in Thessaloniki, Greece.