Nassos Polyzoidis

Nassos Polyzoidis


Personal statement

Nassos is a guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, music theory geek from Athens.

He has studied electric guitar, music theory, traditional and jazz harmony, contemporary composition, vocals and piano, with tutors like Max Milligan, Davey Ray Moor and Pantelis Gertsos to name but a few.

He is the director of songwriting and guitar studies in 2 music schools in Athens.

In 2017, he released his first personal album, titled 'Love in Crisis'.

Academic qualifications

  • MMus Songwriting – Merit
  • BSc(Hons) Computer Science
  • ALCM(TD) Music Teaching – Upper Level

Professional qualifications

  • Songwriter/Producer of 'Love in Crisis', Athens, 2017
  • Director of Songwriting & Guitar Studies in two Music Schools

Thesis title

Sociocultural and musical characteristics of Rebetiko and Blues and their hybrids.

Research supervisors

Davey Ray Moor and Dr Amanda Bayley.

Research interests

Songwriting, Hybrids, Ethnomusicology, Primitivism.

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