NYC based Guitarist and composer George (Giorgos) Nazos from Athens Greece is described in the “Jazz and Jazz” magazine as a “sophisticated and imaginative player and one of the most creative and nonconformist musicians of the local scene”.
He is performing often in New York City Jazz clubs such as Blue Note, Jazz Forum, Cornelia Street, Club Bonafide and many others. In March 2017 he published his latest CD “Liquid Melodies” , a common project with vocalist
Tamuz Nissim. The CD received great reviews from the press and was broadcasted in more than a hundred radio stations in the States and more around the world.
On 'Isn't That Strange Nazos' liquid guitar work is really quite sublime as is his gentle guitar phrasings on the serene title track.” Jon Neudorf -Sea Of Tranquility “Put her together with guitarist George Nazos and you have a combination that works so amazingly well through each style that it is stunning.”
“The music is both familiar and unique” Dave Rogers WTJU Radio.
“They are both creatively untethered from conventional wisdom and melodic conventions.” “originals that are so smart they can bend light.” C.Michael Bailey, All about Jazz.
After completing his studies in Political Science and History in Panteion University Athens in 2004 he decided to devote himself completely to music and moved to study frst in Switzerland in the Swiss Jazz school of Bern and then To Codarts Conservatory of Rotterdam in the Netherlands from where he received a BA jazz performance in guitar 2009. In Holland George performed with his trio at the local Jazz clubs and in summer 2009 he toured with his band all around Greece and performed in Festivals and cultural events such as Mykonos Summer Nights Festival, Naxos Cultural Summer, Neo Petritzi and more. He lived in Athens and was a guitar professor at Nakas Conservatory, a school affiliated with Berkley College of Music.