A former child prodigy, Aaron Parks, now thirty, has achieved a lot: university studies (piano, composition, Maths, computers), awards, recordings and all manner of collaborations. Highly-regarded publications have called him a "player and composer of great depth with a truly cinematic vision", "the most rapidly rising star of them all", and "a step ahead of the rest". And he isn't coy about his influences: Ran Blake, Paul Bley, Bartók's Hungarian folk songs.
The film "A" after the Thessaloniki Film Festival, makes its international film premiere in the US in January 2015, at the independent cinema festival «Slamdance». It will be a special screening, with a string quartet accompaniment that will perform live music by Stavros Gasparatos.
The tradition of expressing contrary viewpoints is alive and well in the United States and around the world today.
Two of the most significant Greek bands, Tango With Lions and Mechanimal join forces after on Saturday December 20th at Death Disco. Tango With Lions give a live gig after a ling time presenting their new songs and Mechanimal perform live for the first time after the release of their second album titled "Secret Science".