“The Working Quartet” at Sarah’s Jazz Club, Nicosia on September 10
Sarah’s Jazz Club hosts a quartet of the islands most seasoned musicians, led by top national talent Charis Ioannou. Saxophonist Charis Ioannou was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1976. In 2001, while studying at Berklee College of Music, Charis won the Woodwind Achievement Award. After graduating, he moved to New York where he stayed for three years. While in New York, Charis earned her Masters in Performance from NYU and, in the meantime, performed and taught throughout the state.
The collaboration with Rick Parker led to the release of the Rick Parker Collective – New York Gravity CD on the Fresh Sound label. Charis left the United States in 2005 and returned to Cyprus. Returning to his home country found Charis collaborating with various musicians including his own band, The Jazz Futures Quintet, The Petsteppers (cd release 2008), The Cyprus Big Band (Music Director) with whom he played around the island and also in various around the world including Greece, Kuwait, Poland, Serbia, Spain, England, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands and United States.
Charis teaches jazz music at the University of Nicosia, as well as throughout the island through workshops and jam sessions sponsored by the Bicommunity Support Program of the United States Embassy in Cyprus.
Food and drinks available
A full bar service with delicious cocktails, selected wines and the jazz platter is offered, in addition to many other light dishes to accompany the great live music.
Tickets cost EUR 12 per person. They can be purchased in advance or on the evening of the event when the ticket price will be added to your bill.
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