Simopoulos Nana

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Simopoulos Nana





guitar, bouzouki, sitar


As a leader:
Pandora's blues (Banana S) 1983
Wings and air (Enja) 1986
Still Waters (Enja) 1989
Gaia's Dream (B&W) 1992
After the moon (Prestige) 1997
Daughters of the sun (Na records) 2001
Skins (Na records) 2016

As a sideman:
Chara Argyropoulou, Nana Simopoulou: Χαρμάνι (WEA) 1988
Cafe Da Silva, Nana Simopoulos: Meditations with the Orishas I (Cafe records) 2011

10 Jazz & Tzaz Favorites (Jazz & Tzaz) 2003

Short Biography

Nana Simopoulos was born in Baltimore. She studied jazz at Duke University, the Naropa Institute and the Guitar Institute of Los Angeles. She plays a variety of string instruments (guitar, bouzouki, sitar etc.) and her music is a blend of sounds and textures from around the world.
Her debut album "Pandora’s Blues" featuring Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins, was released in 1983. She has also collaborated and recorded with acclaimed artists such as Don Cherry, Jim Pepper, Hamid Drake, Chip Jackson and Dave Liebman and has performed at many venues and festivals around the world.

Short biography in greek

Η Νανά Σιμοπούλου γεννήθηκε στη Βαλτιμόρη. Σπούδασε τζαζ στο Duke University, το Naropa Institute και το Guitar Institute of Los Angeles. Παίζει πολλά έγχορδα όπως κιθάρα, μπουζούκι, σιτάρ, κ.ά. και η μουσική της συνδυάζει ήχους και χρώματα από όλον τον κόσμο.
Το πρώτο της άλμπουμ "Pandora’s Blues", στο οποίο συμμετείχαν ο Charlie Haden και ο Billy Higgins, κυκλοφόρησε το 1983. Έχει επίσης συνεργαστεί και ηχογραφήσει με διάσημους καλλιτέχνες όπως ο Don Cherry, o Jim Pepper, o Hamid Drake, o Chip Jackson και ο Dave Liebman και έχει εμφανιστεί σε πολλούς χώρους και φεστιβάλ ανά τον κόσμο.

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