Nikos is a professional drummer who lives and perfoms in Greece, Europe.
Nikos developed a passion for drums at an early age. He started playing on his brother’s drumset at 15 years old. After many live appearances and recordings, he realized that music was his dream in life.
Nikos’ desire, is to be given the chance to play with great musicians in Greece and abroad. He constantly challenges himself in order to become a better drummer.
During this period he took lessons from Michalis Kapilidis and Nikos Sidirokastritis, graduated from the Professional Drums Program of LAB Music Education (former Modern Music School of Athens) and has attended seminars with the following:
Benny Greb, Jojo Mayer, Steve Smith, Thomas Lang, Mike Mangini, Gavin Harrison and Tony Royster jr.
Nikos has toured, recorded or performed with various artists of the greek musical scene. His current gigs are Tonis Sfinos, Evridiki and Victory in Rio.
In the past, Nikos has toured, recorded or performed with : Apostolia Zoi, Krystalia Riga, Stefanos Korkolis, Sugar free project, Guest Who band, Trap Band, Alexandros Molfessis and many others.
Below you can find a few photos and videos mostly from current and previous gigs!
In this section, you can see the gear that is used by Nikos. Also you can see the complete drum set up, by clicking here.
Nikos is a Ludwig Drums endorsee!
These two kits are used mostly:
Ludwing Custom Classic Maple set and Ludwig Club Date set.
Check out my artist page on Ludwig's site!
Nikos uses Meinl Cymbals.
Meinl Byzance Vintage series and Meinl Byzance Jazz series.
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Nikos uses Vic Firth drumsticks.
Vic Firth Hd9 and Vic Firth Sd1 general.
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You only get better by playing.
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