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Lets Meet Zafiriou, A Composer, Guitarist and Music Teacher

Interviews

Today in our interview section we have a multi-talented and well experienced musician Zafiriou with us. Lets have a chat with him.

Twist Online : First of all please introduce yourself to our readers.
Zafiriou :  I m a professional musician  specializing  on electric, classic, acoustic, guitar, music technology and composing music too.  I have a passion for playing, composing, teaching music and all these creates the situation to find myself in the music. As a guitarist, I particularly enjoy the challenge to express my feelings on my guitar

Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get into music industry?
Zafiriou : I started at the age of 12 as a classical guitarist , a family member (an uncle-classic guitarist) is responsible for this, he inspired me. At 14 I  have been watching for first time a classic guitar seminars-festival. I was impressed from the concert nights to hear and enjoy the amazing natural sound of classic guitar. In this period I have bought my first vinyl record the historical album of Deep Purple“Machine Head”. That inspired and opened the road for electric guitar.
Twist Online : Tell us about your recent project the Album you are about to release ?
Zafiriou : I’m in the production stage now.

Twist Online : What kind of response you are expecting from the release?
zafiriou : Our album is still in process as I mentioned above. Though this is a very intense work that I did and I collaborate with great musicians, so we hope that the result will be amazing for our fans.

Twist Online : Playing guitar is your natural talent or you took some lessons ?
Zafiriou :  It is the natural thing witch feel me with a lot of energy. Yup I took and complete my classic guitar studies with famous classic guitar guitarist Costas Cotsiolis.

Twist Online : You also teach students how to play guitar. Does sharing your skills feel good?
Zafiriou : This is part of my life. It happens every day on a music high school witch I m working as a classic-electric guitar teacher. To share your knowledge is blessing and I m grateful for that .

Twist Online : What attracts you more, performing on stage or working in studios?
Zafiriou : Difficult Twist Online…it s like to ask me “which kind of guitar I prefer, electric or classic”  Working in studio is more private, more meditating time for your work. On stage it is good to feel and be one with the audience. So the two situations have unique moments.

Twist Online : Are you working on any new project?
Zafiriou : I m working with my band on a record called “ RELEASED” The music style is a combination of melodic and symphonic metal.

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