Panayotis Terzakis
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 Panayotis Terzakis counts already ten years of singing, performing, producing and participating in projects all over Greece, Europe, the US and China.

A versatile vocalist and performer, is known for his ability to perform different styles of music with the appropriate approach and style-he has established a genuine sound in various genres as an interpreter who respects the roots of each song and who transubstantiates his life experience into music. Besides the classical and post-modern repertoire he mainly sings international tunes such as jazz standards, chansons, folk & world music ,gospel and spirituals and of course greek music repertoire.

He has performed in Greek, English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Czech, Hebrew and Japanese in Europe, US and China with much success in theatrical and musical productions with an emphasis in his solo alternative projects.He has appeared in venues such as Zero Arrow of the American Repertory Theater, Jarvis Theater of Napa (CA), The Pickman Hall, T. Eliot Library (Harvard University), M.I.T Chapel, King's Chapel, The Hellenic Cultural Center of Watertown, The Center For The Arts in Natick, Amazing Things Firehouse of Birmingham, St. Paul Boston's Cathedral, Lowell University, Lowell's Historic National Park, Red Hall Theater (Shanghai), Onassis Cultural Center of Athens,Vouleftiko (Nafplion, Greece), Herakleidon Museum-Experience in Visual Arts, Eilissos Pocket Theater, Cafe Alavastron and elsewhere.

His first album "Far Away Land- songs from Greece" (PT9969- September 01, 2009) was a result of these appearances. The album includes Greek Folk songs in a modern, new age approach and got critical acclaim both in the US and Europe and reached the World Music Top-100 of CdBaby charts based on sales from all over the world.

His 2012 digital EP "Free" is an avant-Americana fusion album that combines folk, progressive rock, rhythm and blues and country elements proudly presented by Panayotis and a small group of select musicians. It includes hiw very first published composition "Free" along with three covers of songs by S.Cooke,J.Denver,T.Reznor.