RON COOL TRIO
Thursday 8 Dec 8pm
Technopolis 20 , Nikolaou I. Nikolaidi Avenue 18, Paphos 8010
Box Office: Tickets available at Technopolis 20 art centre. Call during working hours. Information/reservations: 70002420
The Cyprus-based group “Ron Cool Trio” consist of Ireneos Koulouras on bass, Christos Yerolatsitis on piano and Stelios Xydias on drums.
The trio will appear for the first time in Paphos at the Technopolis 20 stage, on Thursday 8th of December 2022, at 8pm.
The group’s main influences are jazz Masters such as Paul Chambers, Oscar Pettiford, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner and Tommy Flanagan.
Placing swing being the centre of their music, the trio remains open to changing dynamics and intensity at the moment
Christos Yerolatsitis is a Cypriot pianist, keyboardist and composer. With an interest in various music genres, Christos’s music is diverse and flexible to go in different directions.
He moved to The Netherlands in 2009 where he studied Jazz piano performance at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague (BA 2009-2013) and Conservatorium van Amsterdam (MA 2013-2015). In 2016 he appeared in the biggest theatres of the country with the “Eef van Breen Group” in cooperation with the successful theatre production “Borgen”.
In 2017 Christos moved to Mumbai where he got employed as the head of the Piano Department of the True School of Music, one of India’s biggest music schools.
Christos is currently based in Cyprus working with various International bands as a leader and a sideman.
Stelios Xydias had his B.A. in music/jazz drums at the Codartsuniversity of the arts in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Hehas collaborated with all the big names in Cyprus as well with some international artists like Guthrie Govan, Gilad Atzmon, Damien Erskine. He has appeared in international Festivals as he has performed in Germany, Poland, Greece. You can hear him in his latest studio collaboration with Mighty Sugarcane on “atomic”.
Ireneaos Koullouras was born in Limassol in 1965. Ιn 1994-2000, he moved to USA to enroll at the Berkley College of Music where he obtained a BA in Professional Music. He concurrently, studied with Ron Carter, Charlie Banacos. In 2005-2009, he obtained a Diploma in Bass Performance from the Athens Conservatory (class of Tasos Kazaklis).