Tilemachos Moussas

Tilemachos Moussas was born in Thessalonica, Greece. After his studies at Agostini and F. Nakas Contemporary Music Schools he was offered a place and a scholarship to Berklee Music School. Some of the bands he played in are: «Xaxakes», «Ble», “LoveLab” , «Acetic Voice», «Medieval Death» In 2002 he formed his own jazz band “Tilemachos Moussas quartet”. He has worked with many important musicians such as: Damo Suzuki, Savina Yannatou, Blaine Reininger, Julia Kent, Pamelia Kurstin, Lena Norin, Michel Hatzigeorgiou, Missirli Ahmet, Georgia Sylleou, Thanos Anestopoulos, Fenia Papadodima, M.Voumvaki, D. Kamarotos and has performed with artists such as Chico Freeman, Sheila Jordan, Jerome Rothenberg . Tilemachos and his band have played as guest in concerts for bands and musicians such as: Anouar Brahem, Nouvelle Vague, Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance), Ozric Tentacles, Manhattan Vibes etc


Tilemachos composed the music for several plays and performances such as: • "D.OPA." choreographed by Patricia Apergi -Les Hivernales Festival 2013,Avignon -France • "DERMA" directed by Elli Papakonstantinou, 2013 • "Woyzeck Quartet" directed by Elli Papakonstantinou , Hellenic Festival 2012 • "Epimeno" choreographed by P.Argyropoulos, DIMITRIA 2012 • "Candle" directed by Elli Papakonstantinou 2012 • "Fonissa" directed by Stathis Livathinos 2011 • "Winter's Tale" directed by Elli Papakonstantinou 2011 • "The Storm" directed by Perikles Moustakis 2011 • “The House of Bernarda Alba” directed by Stathis Livathinos 2010 • “Don Juan” directed by Emilios Chilakis, National Theatre 2010 • “ODC” directed by Elli Papakonstantinou, International Festival of Ancient Drama, 2009, Delphi • "Sous l'oeil d'Oedipe" directed by Elli Papakonstantinou, Institut Francais D’ Athenes • “Amen” choreographed by Fotis Nikolaou, Athens System 2009 • "Lamentu" choreographed by Fotis Nikolaou 12th Dance Platform -Cyprus • “The Professional” directed by Pigi Dimitropoulou • "Madame de Sade" directed by Orestis Tatsis • “Rock Law” and “Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead” written by Erik Bogosian and directed by K. Gakidis • “Cats have seven lives” written by Jenny Erpenbeck and directed by Chryssa Kapsouli • “Ithaki” and "GIG-ITHAKI" both proposed for the award of Greek critic association for theatre and music, written by D. Dimitiradis directed by S. Karakantza • “Urban Soma” and “Urban Choma” choreographed by Oliver Hartmann • "Take Time" choreographed by Mariela Nestora • "13mf" by Christos Polymenakos • "Session I"choreographed by P.Argyropoulos • "1 none 100.000"choreographed by Solus Creo • "The Circus Is Flying"(puppet theatre)directed by E. Vlachos • “Made in In” (d624) performed by Eleni Theofilaktou. • “Five of us” directed by Evi Dimitrakopoulou He participated as performer in: • in the play “I’m Dying Like a Country”(Hellenic Festival 2007 , directed by Michael Marmarinos). • “Swan Lake City” (choreography by Konstantinos Rigos for the National Theatre of Northern Greece) arranging Tchaikovsky and playing the guitar • in the play “The Night Of The Secrets” (National Theatre, directed by Elli Papakonstantinou). • “Dream Odyssey” ( directed by Chryssa Kapsouli for The National Theatre of Northern Greece) • "off the streets" (directed by Kyriakos Katzourakis for Cultural Capital Of Europe Patra 2006) • in the play "American Dream" (choreographed by Fotis Nikolaou for the Greek National Opera) • in the play "META" (Vyrsodepsion, directed by Elli Papakonstantinou). He took part in the music composition of the films: • “Not to set foot in Athens”directed by M. Mouzakis • “Can U Feel it”, documentary directed by F. Vlahakis • Composed the music for the short film “The stranger” by K. Tsakiris. Tilemachos has played and performed in many well known concert halls and in Festivals all over the world such as: • Hellenic Festival 2012 Athens Greece • ODEON, 2009 Paris, France • International Festival for Experimental Theatre, 2009 Cairo, Egypt • International Festival of Ancient Drama, 2009, Delphi, Greece • Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2008 Brussels Belgium • Hellenic Festival 2007 Athens Greece • Wiener Festwochen 2008 Vienna Austria • Oriente Occidente Festival 2005 Trento Italy • IX Festival International de Danca Contemporanea 2005 Faro Portugal • Mostra Sesc de Artes Mediterraneo Festival 2005 Sao Paolo Brazil • Biennale 2004 Lyon France • Arts Festival 2004 Singapore • European Monodrama Festival 2004 Bitola FYROM • International Festival The actor of Europe 2004 Otesevo FYROM • SANI Jazz on the hill festival 2006 Greece • Demetria Ethno Jazz Festival Greece 2008 • Thessaloniki’s Jazz Festival Greece 2008 • European Music Day, Athens Greece 2009 • Cultural Capital Of Europe Patra Greece 2006 • 2nd,3rd Athens Video Art Festival 2006, 2007 Athens Greece • Naxos Festival, Naxos Greece 2006 • Strings Of Difference Festival 2006 Athens Greece • Parathinalos jazz festival 2002 - 2003 Thessalonica Greece. His cd's "Kyknostalagma/Swan Drip" and “Newborn” has been released by Ankh records. He participates in the board of directors of Thessalonica’s “Jazz and Creative Music Club” and works as an educator.