Vlatos Jazz presents Yiannis Loukatos
O Yiannis Loukatos studied Jazz guitar and theory at the Franz List Academy in Budapest next to notable musicians such as Bela Lakatos and Laszlo Attila. After his studies, he came back to Athens and since then appears with his quartet in different clubs in the city. In 2005, he created “ the Hot Club De Grece”, a group that walks in the footsteps of Hot Club De France, playing the music of Django Reinhardt with great success.
He took part in the first & second edition of DjangoFest in Athens in 2010 & 2011 as one of the most representative quintets of Gipsy jazz.
He has worked with most of the Greek jazz musicians and has gained valuable teaching experience.