Protes Giortes

Protes Giortes

 Thessaloníki, Central Macedonia, GRC
BandWorldRock

Entering their third and most mature period of their 12 year career and during the preparation of their new recording, “Protes Giortes” establish their existence as a whole perception, a project having music in their roots and cause, in a modern, multiethnic, Balkan music show.

Biography

Entering their third and most mature period of their 12 year career, “Protes Giortes” establish their existence as a whole perception, a project having music in their roots and cause, in a modern, multiethnic, Balkan music show. As a band with extra energy, appear as trio or quartet, frequently meeting the unique, internationally famous Lydia Filipovic as a special guest. Baptized in the full of energy, rhythmic & melodic riches of Balkans, presenting songs from the discography of G.Mihailidis, new material, Balkan songs, rembetika & modern songs which blossom into a special event and a unique experience.

Discography

1. “Dyskola” (indie-1997, Ano Kato Records-2005-Greece)
2. “Nekada” (indie-2000-France, Goraton Records-2010-Montenegro)
3. “Next big thing” (participation, Pop& Rock-1998-Greece)
4. “Protes Giortes” (Ano Kato Records-2005-Greece)
5. “Erasitechnes Erastes” (participation, Ano Kato Records-2007-Greece)
6. “The Story Teller” (paricipation, Puzzle Muzic-2007)
7. “Virtual Strangers” (Musica Universalis-2007)

Set List

The set list is based upon the songs of Giannis Michailidis, as well as Balkan and rembetika songs. The show can be in two parts of 50 minutes or one part of 1 hour and a half.
The band can be consisted of 3 (guitar, bass, drums) to 6 artists (full band with trumpet-visuals-vocals), depending on venues and budget.

Here is an indicated set list of the repertoire of Protes Giortes:
1. Archikos Palmos/There is pray... (CD "Protes Giortes"/unrecorded song from the upcoming album "Punta Mane")
2. Taxidi/Zoi tin len... (CD "Dyskola"/unrecorded song from the upcoming album "Punta Mane")
3. Zaidi-zaidi (traditional song from FYROM)
4. Sing-sing-sing (Benny Gooodman's song in balkan arragement)
5. Triti Efchi (CD "Protes Giortes")
6. Epanastasi (instrumental tune from CD "Protes Giortes")
7. Oj moja (traditional song from Montenegro)
8. O lai mundi (traditional armaneasti song)
9. Vosporitissa (Greek lyrics upon a traditional Kurdish melody)
10. Balkan song (unrecorded song from