Joel Lyssarides Trio

Representing Sweden at Athens Jazz & Preveza Jazz Festival

Published: 2023-05-19

<p>Joel Lyssarides. Photo: L. Falk</p>

Joel Lyssarides. Photo: L. Falk

The Swedish Institute at Athens has invited Joel Lyssarides Trio to perform at the:

  • 22nd Athens Jazz on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 21.00 and
  • Preveza Jazz Festival on Friday, May 26, 2023, at 23.00

Furthermore, Joel Lyssarides will give a master class for the students of the department of Music Studies at Ionian University followed by a concert.

  • Master Class – Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 17.00, at the Ionian Academy (Grimani Barracks). For Ionian University jazz students and all interested. 
  • Concert –Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 20.00, at the Ionian Academy (Grimani Barracks). Free entrance. 

The band consists of Joel Lyssarides (Piano), Rasmus Svensson Blixt (Drums), Josef Karnebäck (Double Βass).

Short biography

Joel Lyssarides (b. 1992) began playing the piano at the age of 4. After finishing his studies at the Royal College of Music in Sweden, Lyssarides was - at the age of 21 - awarded one of Sweden’s biggest music awards, the Jan Wallander Prize. The prize included a brand-new Steinway B grand piano as well as access to a rehearsal studio in central Stockholm. In 2019, Lyssarides was named Musician of the Year by the Swedish radio. As one of Sweden’s best-selling jazz artists, his music has been streamed over 60 million times on digital streaming platforms. 

Joel Lyssarides Trio was formed in 2017 and it has since then released three critically acclaimed albums. The most recent one, Stay Now, was nominated for the Swedish Grammys in April 2023.  

Attachments: Invitation

For more information:

Joel Lyssarides: Official website 

Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival:

Preveza Jazz Festival:

Corfu Masterclass & Concert:

Culture/ Greece


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