Few words about me

George Koutsi (born January 25, 1985) is a Greek jazz guitarist and composer. His studies are in the education area and he works as a primary school teacher. In the early years he was arranging hiphop music for local bands and made his first releases in that style of music. He started to play the guitar at age 20. George took lessons from local guitar teachers in Greece and he also took online lessons with jazz guitarist Jimmy Bruno. He has gained experience by playing with the local players around Greece. Focused on the music of the bebop era as well as the Great American Songbook his music and guitar style is mainly influenced by George Benson, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery and Charlie Parker. George Koutsi released his debut album called "Guitarology" as a co-leader with fellow guitarist Dennis Pol released by the New York City Record Label Gut String Records.


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