- George Melikokis, A Reigning Patriarch and Advocate for Greek Education
- Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Enthroned
- The Hellenic Initiative’s 5th Annual Venture Fair
- Annual PSEKA Conference Results in Increasing Support in the US Congress for The Eastern Mediterranean Partnership Act
- Celebrations and Thoughts About Our Future
“Reflections Upon” A New CD by Tasso Zapanti
Tasso Zapanti’s new album, “Reflections Upon”, combines acoustic and electronic instruments, which recreate the majestic sound of a full orchestra and beyond. It is a compilation of both intellectually and emotionally rich instrumental compositions, and a journey filled with mystical adventures, as well as serene moments of peace and tranquility. Tasso’s music is “lovely, gentle and lilting”, says award-winning composer George Tsontakis.
All pieces on “Reflections Upon” are composed and performed by Tasso. Additional guest artists include guitarist Spiros Exaras (Mario Frangoulis, Mariah Carey), saxophonist Alex Foster (Mingus Big Band, Saturday Night Live Band), soprano Lorelei McBroom (Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart), and, percussionist Steve Thornton (Miles Davis, Michael Jackson).
Tasso has also scored music for film, TV, and dance. His film soundtrack work includes the films “Proud” (Ossie Davis and Stephen Rea), and “Hangin’ With the Homeboys” (John Leguizamo).
Tasso received an ASCAP/GERSHWIN award in composition, presented by composer Morton Gould. He was an artist-in-residence at the ExperimentalTelevisionCenter in Oswego, NY. He was also included in Hollywood Reporter’s“Who’s Who”, in film and television composers.
He is currently putting the finishing touches on his next album titled “Elysium” to be followed by an album called “Cinematic Plateau” which will be a compilation of music from several films he has composed music for. Another project in the works is writing music for a documentary produced by “Right To Be Free/Africa”. An organization dedicated to bringing world awareness about the rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of trafficked children forced to work in the hazardous fishing trade in Ghana.
“Reflections Upon” is available on: iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Spotify, Rhapsody.