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Con Kalamaras - sto faliro pou plenesai

Con Kalamaras - sto faliro pou plenesai
I originally started playing Rebetika at the age of 12 – i had started to learn Baglama- My initial exposure to this music was from the famous cult SBS TV series "To Minore tis Avgis",a TV series based loosely around the Rebetiko era in Piraeus in the 1930s. The show blew me away, the music was so raw and even at that age left a lasting impression on me. My father purchased a Baglama for me when in Greece and i started to try and learn the songs from the show by ear .

This introduction to this music was cut short when my twin brother smashed the Baglama over my knee..... and so i switched to guitar.

I spent my twenty's and early 30s playing in many contemporary bands, composing music and releasing independent CD's, which resulted in national tours and also performing and living in the UK.
After 15 years in Music I walked away- burnt, tired and in need of a break- but then like a lightning bolt out of a clear sky i stumbled across Rebetika , my reintroduction to it happened by chance one night in Richmond Melbourne at a very quiet little gig,

About this track...

This song is about Greece in Summer time during the 1930's

Other tracks by Con Kalamaras: Arapas Pernas  -  Ambient Minore
Details
Number Of People In Act 3 Piece
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
Taken From The Release Titled Sto Faliro Pou plenesai
Copyright Holder's Name Con Kalamaras
Publisher none
Media Servicing Date 2014-11-03
Main Genre World
Genre 2 Ethnic
Genre 3 Acoustic
Genre 4 Folk
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
Artist Official Web Site http://conkalamarasrebetiko.bandcamp.com/releases
Artist Social Network Page https://www.youtube.com/user/rebetikamusicmelb/videos
Online Store Page 1
Tour Start Month 2014-11-15
Content Provider Amrap CD Mailout