Christos Asonitis is equally at home in the fields of jazz and latin music as is demonstrated by his wide range of activities as a drummer, music teacher, bandleader, arranger and composer. Born in Greece and studied in Athens, Havana, Rio de Janeiro and Munich, Christos has played with numerous musicians in Greece and Germany. Currently lives in Munich his music characterised by a sparkling symbiosis of modern jazz and fine Greek folkloric elements, polyphonic sound images up to rousing rhythms, which form a virtuosic tension.
Christos Asonitis Quintet/ Independent
Most memorable Next-Level PerformancePlaying live a drum solo as a part of my composition "Ancient Dance 490 B.C." which describes the final part of the historical event of Battle of Marathon during the Greek-Persian wars.
What Drives Your Creativity?The magic of life with its surprises is the starting point of my meditation through which I turn my thoughts into notes and sounds, rhythms and melodies.
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