Aris Sfakianakis is in constant demand as a cocktail pianist and singer in the Mediterranean island of Crete.
Since 2006 he has appeared in restaurants, weddings and in other special events. He has performed in a few of the foremost hotels in Crete, as well as in conferences, concerts and festivals islandwide.
His varied repertoire ranges from greek and international popular songs, to piano solo and combinations of voice & piano pieces. From time to time he performs with jazz and other ensembles.
In the case that there is no acoustic piano available at an event, Aris is able to bring along his own equipment, such as an electric piano, an amplifier with a microphone, or anything else required, always in consultation with the management of the event.
When performing with an electric piano, he prefers the use of a piano sound instead of synthesized sounds, such as drums and bass.
Aris, has performed amongst others, in The Island Hotel, Galaxy Hotel, Candia Maris, Terra Maris, Ikaros Beach, Nana Beach, Agapi Beach, Cretan Malia Park, Enagron (Axos village), Minos Imperial, Grand Hotel, Maritimo Beach Hotel, Aphrodite beach club, Zephyros Beach Hotel, Rethymno Mare for the summer seasons.
Here's a selection of his vast repertoire:
Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Henry Mancini, Irving Berlin, Alan Menken, μουσική Latin (Antonios Carlos Jobim κ.α.), Elvis Presley, Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel Abba, Elton John, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, U2, the Police, The Cure, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Joe Cocker, Phil Collins and other popular composers and songwriters. He also performs Greek, French, Italian, German and Russian songs.