Manos Tavlakis

He was born in Thessaloniki in 1978. He started studying classical guitar at the Contemporary Conservatory of Thessaloniki, next to Evaggelos Kaloumenos. In 1997 he entered the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University, from which he graduated in 2004. He has participated in seminars of Jazz guitar with Steve Lacy, Evan Parker, Marc Abrams, Jeff Boudreaux, Christy Doran, Richard Smith, Ronan Guilfoyle, Michel Hatzigeorgiou, Stavros Lantsias, Yiotis Kiourtsoglou, Yiotis Samaras and others.
He was a member of the Ionian Jazz Ensemble, giving concerts in Corfu, Lefkada, Crete, Volos, as well as a member of the “Quintetto Mib”, giving concerts in Corfu, Athens, Halki, Naxos. In 2003, with the Ionian Jazz Ensemble, he recorded an original Cd (Magazine “Jazz & Tzaz”, issue 120), while in 2004 he participated in the International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) in Freiburg, Germany.

Participations - Performances - Collaborations

JAZZ NOW! - 19 November 2011