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ANDREAS
RODOSTHENOUS

Cyprus

Electric Bass/Composition Andreas Rodosthenous was born in Limassol, in 1977 and started playing music from a very young age, self-taught. He studied in the Rotterdam's Conservatory in The Netherlands where he had the chance to play along with Annaelis DeJong, Thierry Castel, Ilja Reijngoud in music stages like the Bim Haus, Dizzy Jazz club, Theater De Evenaar and many more. He had the opportunity to collaborate and record with Vasilis Papacostantinou and Christoforos Krokidis in Greece as well as local artists like, Savvas Chouvartas, Vasiliki Anastasiou, Nikolas Mavresis, Nicole Ardanitou. He has recorded and published his own music on the cd “Simplicity” in 2015, along with the musicians, Giorgos Morfitis on the piano, Alkis Agathokleous on the ney and Stelios Xydias on the drums. Five years later the 2nd album of Andreas was released titled “Complexity” with Christos Yerolatsitis on the Rhodes piano and Stelios Xydias on drums. He also has appeared in festivals like the Fusion festival in Germany, EUNIC jazz festival in Berlin, Technopolis jazz festival in Athens and at the music:LX in Louxembourg. Andreas has composed the music for choreographer Julia Brendle at the 18th Dance platform in Limassol Cyprus as well as for choreographer Evi Panagiotou. He has also composed music for the play “Hamlet” (composer and improvised music) in Nicosia, CY, directed by Paris Erotokritou.