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Here are some highlights from our recent Asterismyth's live concert on May 31st, 2024. A cosy musical evening took place at "Zp87", the beautiful venue hosted Asterismyth's live presentation in a special event. The band members K. Konstantinou, D. Maragaritis, S. Kozanis, K. Patsiotis and N. Sidirokastritis, performed twelve new musical compositions inspired by the Star Constellations and Greek Mythical Figures. Orion, Gemini, Leo, Perseus, Hercules, were among them. This was our final show of the winter 2023-24 season. We're excited to hit the studio this summer to record our new album. Stay tuned for announcements about upcoming gigs for the 2024-25 season!

story published on June 4, 2024


Asterismyth, music about the constellations and mythical figures – Live presentation of the project will take place at “Zp87” space, Friday, May 31st, at 21:00. Asterismyth is a musical project, a suite consisting of 12 original pieces, with elements from jazz, classical and Greek traditional music. It is inspired by Constellations (Asterisms, in Greek) and mythical figures which they represent. Music by Stefanos Kozanis. Among the twelve compositions, three are songs with lyrics by Katerina Konstantinou and οne by Dimitris Margaritis. The band: Katerina Konstantinou · vocals, Dimitris Margaritis · violin, Stefanos Kozanis · piano, Kostas Patsiotis · double bass, Nikos Sidirokastritis · drums. More info: jazzeventslive.gr

story published on May 8, 2024


Musaic duo (Nektarios Stamateolos, ney & Yiannis Efstathopoulos, percussion) meet jazz pianist Stefanos Kozanis at SPITI Art Bar, on Sunday April 28th, at 21:30. A creative partnership between the improvisational traditions of contemporary and traditional musicians of the world using the instrumental compositions of Musaic Duo's album “Synanthropisis”. More info: jazzeventslive.gr

story published on April 18, 2024


Two hymns for Easter, "Zoe en Tafo/Life in the Tomb" and "Axion esti/Worthy is," in a free piano rendition. The recording took place on April 2nd, 2023, at Alogokrito pub. Arrangement and performance by Stefanos Kozanis.

story published on April 15, 2024


Sunday April 7th, 2024. A cosy musical evening took place at "SPITI Art Bar", the beautiful venue hosted Asterismyth's live presentation in a special event. The band members K. Konstantinou, D. Maragaritis, S. Kozanis, K. Patsiotis and N. Sidirokastritis, performed twelve new musical compositions inspired by the Star Constellations and Greek Mythical Figures. Orion, Gemini, Leo, Perseus, Hercules, were among them. New live concerts will be announced soon.

story published on April 9, 2024


Asterismyth, music about the constellations and mythical figures – Live presentation of the project will take place at “SPITI Art Bar” space, Sunday, April 7th, at 21:30. Asterismyth is a musical project, a suite consisting of 12 original pieces, with elements from jazz, classical and Greek traditional music. It is inspired by Constellations (Asterisms, in Greek) and mythical figures which they represent. Music by Stefanos Kozanis. Among the twelve compositions, three are songs with lyrics by Katerina Konstantinou and οne by Dimitris Margaritis. The band: Katerina Konstantinou · vocals, Dimitris Margaritis · violin, Stefanos Kozanis · piano, Kostas Patsiotis · double bass, Nikos Sidirokastritis · drums. More info: jazzeventslive.gr

story published on March 13, 2024


A cosy musical evening took place at "Alogokrito", the beautiful venue hosted Asterismyth's first live presentation in a sold-out event. The band members K. Konstantinou, D. Maragaritis, S. Kozanis, K. Patsiotis and N. Sidirokastritis, performed twelve new musical compositions inspired by the Star Constellations and Greek Mythical Figures. Orion, Gemini, Leo, Perseus, Hercules, were among them. New live concerts will be announced soon.

story published on March 13, 2024


Jykä Ahola (trumet, Finland) and Stefanos Kozanis (piano, Greece) met in Athens, Greece in November 2023 and decided to record a few of Stefanos's original compositions. This new album contains some of Stefanos’s dedications to his friends. All of the tracks are trumpet and piano duet, except for “A Piece for Dreamers" and "A Summer to Forget" which are solo piano.

story published on March 13, 2024


This is the musical soundtrack for the "Musicoma” comic book by Olympia (Mondaki) Dakogianni: A love story that was born in a metaphysical context, to grow between the jazz improvisations of the New York scene of the 50’s. Musicoma (comic) features original music tracks, created exclusively for the comic book! Among the eight original songs of the album, six were composed by Stefanos Kozanis. Released June 13, 2021. More information on facebook page.

story published on March 2, 2024


Apollon Theatre at Hermoupolis, Syros – Friday September 15th, 2023, live performance of the music recorded and released in the album: "Herkyna - Nassia Gofa & The Jazz Tales". Nassia Gofa: vocals, Stefanos Kozanis: piano, Thomas Mitrousis: guitar, Kostas Patsiotis: bass, Anastasis Gouliaris: drums, Video by Vagelis Jannis

story published on March 1, 2024


The music and the dance are dedicated to those who are struggling for a better world, with respect for nature and the creatures of the planet, in hope that there will be more of them to come. Lament is for what is lost. But Αrt will be here to give us beauty and strength to carry on and to dream of a better world ”, Mata & Stefanos

The instrumental piece “Lament” is included in the album: “Herkyna / Nassia Gofa & The Jazz Tales”, produced by Nassia Gofa and Stefanos Kozanis. The album was recorded on July 25th, 2022 at Artracks Recording Studios in Athens, Greece and released by Jazz Breeze Records in June 2023.

story published on Feb. 29, 2024


Jazz singer Nassia Gofa and her band "The Jazz Tales", released their new album "HERKYNA / Nassia Gofa & The Jazz Tales" on June 10, 2023. It contains a series of new compositions by Stefanos Kozanis with lyrics by Karina Rubinstein. The tracks on the album represent various jazz idioms (ballads, hard bop, modal, as well as modern jazz) and with musical notes and lyrics, narrate the great journey of Mankind "from darkness to light". Nassia Gofa · lead singer, Stefanos Kozanis · piano, original compositions (except Track 4), Kostas Patsiotis · double bass, Anastasis Gouliaris · drums, Thomas Mitrousis · guitar, Our special guest: Gilad Atzmon · tenor sax (Track 1 – Cameron's Past), Karina Rubinstein · lyrics (except Tracks 1 and 4), editorial editing & translations, Myrto Kokkalia · lyrics (Track 1 – Cameron's Past)

story published on Feb. 29, 2024


Asterismyth, music about the constellations and mythical figures – First live presentation of the project will take place at “Alogokrito”, Saturday, March 9th, at 21:30. Asterismyth is a musical project, a suite consisting of 12 original pieces, with elements from jazz, classical and Greek traditional music. It is inspired by Constellations (Asterisms, in Greek) and mythical figures which they represent. Music by Stefanos Kozanis. Among the twelve compositions, three are songs with lyrics by Katerina Konstantinou and οne by Dimitris Margaritis. The band: Katerina Konstantinou · vocals, Dimitris Margaritis · violin, Stefanos Kozanis · piano, Kostas Patsiotis · double bass, Nikos Sidirokastritis · drums. More Info at jazzeventslive.gr

story published on Feb. 28, 2024