Ionian University Department of Music Studies in collaboration with Swedish Institute Athens present
JOEL LYSSARIDES TRIO
Piano - Joel Lyssarides
Bass - Niklas Fernqvist Drums - Rasmus Svensson Blixt
Wednesday May 24 2023
Jazz Seminar for students
Joel Lyssarides (b. 1992) began playing the piano at the age of 4. After finishing his studies at the Royal College of Music in Sweden Lyssarides was - at the age of 21 - awarded one of Swedens biggest music awards - the Jan Wallander Prize. The first prize included a brand new steinway B grand piano as well as a rehearsal studio in central Stockholm. In 2019 Lyssarides was named Musician of the Year by the Swedish radio. As one of swedens best selling jazz artists his music has been streamed over 60 million times on digital streaming platforms.
The Trio was formed in 2017 and has since then released 3 critically praised albums. The most recent one "Stay Now" was nominated for the Swedish grammys in april 2023.