A brand new blend of Jazz, World and Classical music. Minor Dispute is essentially a musical study on Honesty.

THE GOAL:

We are aiming to release Minor Dispute in February 2015. Music videos of all tunes will be released a month before the album, one per week. We are working on setting up tours during the year 2015 (US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Greece, France, Poland, Japan etc) in order to present Minor Dispute.

For more info please visit: petrosklampanis.com.

Jean-Michel Pilc, John Hadfield, Gilad Hekselman, Petros Klampanis
Jean-Michel Pilc, John Hadfield, Gilad Hekselman, Petros Klampanis

THE MUSIC:

The album consists of 7 tunes: 4 originals and 3 covers. Piano, guitar and bass mix with the sounds of drums and world percussion, together with the distinctive sound of the string quartet. The music was composed and arranged during 2012-2014.

Minor Dispute is essentially a musical study on Honesty. The music of the album is about embracing the bright and dark aspects of ones self and the people around him or her.  

THE TEAM:

Petros Klampanis’ group (aka “Contextual”) is a formation that combines the jazz sound, with the world and classical music traditions. The members of the band are all exceptional musicians:

Jean Michel PilcGilad HekselmanJohn Hadfield, Bodek JankeMaria ManousakiMegan GouldLev “Ljova” ZhurbinYoed Nir, Max ZT.

From our 1st videoshooting of "Thalassaki" folk song (NYC, 2/2012)
From our 1st videoshooting of “Thalassaki” folk song (NYC, 2/2012)

The recording took place at Bunker Studios and the recording engineer was Aaron Nevezie.

Grammy awarded mixing engineer Fab Dupont, is going to mix and master Minor Dispute.

Photographer Shervin Lainez is part of Minor Dispute’s creative team, as well as designer Marinos Kolokotsas, who will design the album cover.

The videos will be realized by awarded cinematographer, Daniel Hilsinger.

 

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