Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ermis Michail Quintet - Minor Change (2016)

Label: Sels Released
Source: Ermis Michail

Ermis Michail was born at 1988, he started playing the guitar at the age of 14. In 2008 he was accepted at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Jazz Department). He performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 2010 as a member of the Rotterdam Big Band. In 2011 he finished his Bachelor degree in Music (Jazz Guitar) with honors. In 2012 Ermis Michail won the 1st prize at “The Nicolas Economou Foundation (NEF) Scholarship Competition”. In 2014 he finished his Master’s degree in Jazz Guitar at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts). In 2016 he released his debut album with his original compositions "Minor Change".
He is currently teaching jazz guitar at the University of Nicosia while performing in various projects as a leader and a sideman at venues all over Cyprus, Greece, the UK and the Netherlands.


1. Fifty One
2. Turning Around
3. Coincidence
4. Out of the Blue
5. Introducing
6. Lady Spring
7. New Orleans
8. Minor Change

Ermis Michail - guitar
Thomas Lumley - tenor saxophone
Andreas Panteli - piano
Marijn van de Ven - double bass
Luis Mora - drums