Akis Katsoupakis

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Akis Katsoupakis
Akis Katsoupakis London Taxi.jpg
In London, 2011.
Background information
Birth name Theodosios Katsoupakis
Also known as akicats , Akis-cats-Katsoupakis
Born (1972-10-03) 3 October 1972 (age 44)
Origin Thessaloniki, Greece
Genres Alternative Pop
Occupation(s) Arranger, producer, keyboardist
Instruments Piano, keyboard
Years active 1989–present
Website Facebook profile

Akis Katsoupakis (Greek : Άκης Κατσουπάκης) is a Greek musician, arranger and record producer.[1]
His most commercially acclaimed album (arranged and co-produced) is Sokratis Malamas's "O Fylakas ki o Vasilias" (2000) (including the classic Prigipessa).[2][3][4]

His work includes arranging for multi-platinum albums (Eleftheria ArvanitakiOla Sto Fos)[5][6][7] – (George Dalaras – Sta tragoudia pou sou grafo)[8][9]

Biography[edit]

Born and raised in Thessaloniki Greece, he studied piano, classical harmony, and counterpoint. Later he took lessons in jazz theory and jazz piano and also seminars on electronic music (ICMC '97).[10] Katsoupakis has been working as a professional keyboard player[11] since 1989. After playing with several bands, in 1994 he joined the band Maskes,[12] which turned out to be one of the bands that formed the so-called indie rock scene of Thessaloniki.[13][14]

Since 1997 he has carried out orchestration and production for studio recordings and live concerts[15][16] working with many of the industry's big names.[17][18] He also appears as a String Section arranger,[19][20] a sound engineer,[21] and a programmer.[22]
His debut studio album as an arranger and producer was "Zilion" (1997).[23]

Albums arranged by Akis Katsoupakis[edit]

Arrangements for live shows[edit]

Collaborations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greek Musicians list". www.abettergreece.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  2. ^ "Fylakas review on Mic". www.mic.gr. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  3. ^ "Sokratis Malamas interview about "Fylakas"". www.malamas.4.forumer.com. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Review "Fylakas" on Mad Tv". www.mad.tv. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  5. ^ "Eleftheria Arvanitaki "Ola Sto Fos" album on PLAY store". google. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  6. ^ "Eleftheria Arvanitaki "Ola Sto Fos" Platinum cd sales celebration covering" (in Greek). arvanitaki.gr. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  7. ^ "Eleftheria Arvanitaki "Ola Sto Fos" Platinum cd sales, covering" (in Greek). www.arvanitaki.gr. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  8. ^ "George Dalaras "Sta tragoudia pou sou grafo"". www.musiccorner.gr. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  9. ^ "Dalaras "Sta Tragoudia pou sou grafo" Platinum sales" (in Greek). www.dalaras.com. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  10. ^ "International Computer Music Conference '97". columbia.edu. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  11. ^ "as a musician". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  12. ^ "Maskes Gefyres cd". boutique.info-grece.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  13. ^ "Maskes "Gefyres stis taratses" Review" (in Greek). www.avopolis.gr. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  14. ^ "Maskes : Aroma". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  15. ^ "Yiannis Kotsiras arrangement mention". www.discoogle.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  16. ^ "4tissimo arrangement mention". www.discoogle.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  17. ^ "Tania Tsanaklidou" show" (in Greek). www.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  18. ^ "Stella Gadedi 2009 cd". www.musiccorner.gr. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  19. ^ "Portokaloglou Dipsa Album Review". www.chiosnews.com. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  20. ^ "Dipsa review on Avopolis". www.avopolis.gr. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  21. ^ "Andriana Babali "John John is alive" Review" (in Greek). www.tanea.gr. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  22. ^ "Tania Tsanaklidou "Lyke lyke ise edo?" on e-go". www.ethnos.gr. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  23. ^ ""Zilion" cd". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  24. ^ "Pes to pali agapi mou". www.mygreek.fm. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  25. ^ "Zilion". www.anokato.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  26. ^ "Klis' ta matia sou ke kita". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  27. ^ "Krypse kati n' agapiso". www.studio52.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  28. ^ "Kathe deytero lepto". www.studio52.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  29. ^ "Ypoptos kosmos". www.amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  30. ^ "Kanoume onira". www.apple.com. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  31. ^ "Vary fortio". www.dermitasoglou.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  32. ^ "Shedio me vrohi". www.mygreek.fm. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  33. ^ "O fylakas ki o vasilias". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  34. ^ "Taste of sea". www.myspace.com. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  35. ^ "Gefires stis taratses". www.mygreek.fm. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  36. ^ "De meno pia edo". www.amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  37. ^ "Os tin akri tou ouranou sou". www.apple.com. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  38. ^ "Three Song". arvanitaki.gr. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  39. ^ "Ola sto fos". arvanitaki.gr. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  40. ^ "Sta tragoudia pou sou grafo". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  41. ^ ""Kathe telos ki arhi" review". www.athens24.gr. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  42. ^ "Min Pis Pote". www.napster.com. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  43. ^ "To leoforio tis stigmis". www.musiccorner.gr. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  44. ^ "Pandos itan nychta – La Pouppé". www.e-go.gr. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  45. ^ "San psemata". www.apple.com. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  46. ^ "Ki alli mera perase". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  47. ^ "Mona Lisa". www.archambault.ca. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  48. ^ "O Tzon Tzon Zi". www.amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  49. ^ "G. Astritis Bras de fer". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  50. ^ "Z. Karounis Ta Ylika Ton Mystikon". www.mikri-arktos.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  51. ^ "To Mazi Einai Dromos". www.apple.com. Retrieved 2015-01-05. 
  52. ^ "Alexiou-Arvanitaki 2004–2005". www.arvanitaki.gr. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  53. ^ "Peridis 2006 2007". www.papandreou.gr. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  54. ^ "Tis Gynekas I Kardia" (in Greek). www.musiccorner.gr. Retrieved 2015-01-05. 
  55. ^ "Stella Gadedi interview". www.kathimerini.gr. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  56. ^ "Stella Gadedi Interview 2". www.enet.gr. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  57. ^ "Stella Gadedi Interview 3". www.avgi.gr. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  58. ^ "Mikroutsikos-Kotsiras Winter 2013–2014". www.apn.gr. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  59. ^ "Kotsiras Summer 2013". www.apn.gr. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  60. ^ "Kotsiras "2 hours out of playlist"". www.xity.de. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  61. ^ "Kotsiras "USA 2015"". usa.greekreporter. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  62. ^ "Kotsiras "USA 2015b"". mangplay.net. Retrieved 2016-05-11. 
  63. ^ "Machairitsas - Kotsiras". www.star.gr. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  64. ^ "Savvopoulos_Pallace_2009". www.ellthea.gr. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  65. ^ "Maria Voumvaki video". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  66. ^ "Tania Tsanaklidou live mention". www.kathimerini.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  67. ^ "Dimitris Mitropanos Live Review live mention". www.musiccorner.gr. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  68. ^ "Cayetano review". www.twistedjazz.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  69. ^ "Cayetano cd". www.epm-music.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 

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