Asterios Papastamatakis

Asterios Papastamatakis lives in Athens Greece. Studied classical piano until the age of 19, then from `92 to `96 attended Berklee College of Music, from which he graduated with a diploma in commercial arranging. While there, he studied jazz piano improvisation with Jerry Berconzi, arranging with Donny Nolan, jazz piano with John Arcaro and jazz harmony with Jeff Friedman.

Asterios Papastamatakis

In 1996 he relocated to Athens Greece, where he formed his bands and played with numerous famous Greek artists like Socrates drank the conium, Basilis Papakonstantinou, Eleni Vitali , Vasilis Lekkas, Giannis Vardis, Eleni Peta, Haig Yazdjian, Yiannis Spathas and explores different musical styles. Also, he has been the organ player of choice for visiting artists from the US and Europe such as Richard Smith,Tasha's World, Alex Foster and Kory-Clarke.

His dedication to the Organ led him to form two groups - "G-play" and "Datfunk", which are both Organ trios with which he plays gigs all around Greece and abroad.

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