Mood Indigo Events is celebrating a decade of jazz.
Spring 2022 marks Mood Indigo Events’ 10th anniversary since the start of their concept of bringing great music to the SW London area and beyond, featuring the very best musicians on the scene. It all began with “Jazz At Retro”, a monthly gig at a French bistro in Teddington. This soon expanded to further events including the TW12 Jazz Festival.
Mood Indigo Events is run by pianist Terence Collie and vocalist Janet McCunn who are dedicated to putting on the very best entertainment.
Mood Indigo Events' website
Vasilis Xenopoulos' website
Saxophonist, composer and educator Vasilis Xenopoulos is one of the most accomplished Greek jazz musicians of his generation and a genuine representative of straight ahead jazz. London became his permanent home after graduating with honours from the Berklee College of Music in Boston and gradually established himself as one of London’s up and coming jazz saxophonists. He has worked with some of the best musicians of the International jazz scene as a band leader, a section leader and as a guest soloist at various projects.
In 2009 he formed “The Xtet" and their debut album “Loud City" containing 8 original compositions was released on 33Jazz Records in 2011. Two years later he released his second album “The Wind Machine" under the same label, which gained some fine reviews in the top British media such as The Times and BBC radio 3.
In 2017 Nigel Price and Xenopoulos created the XPQ (Xenopoulos/Price Quartet) and recorded their first album under that brand, “Sidekicks" which celebrates some of the most successful guitar/sax pairings in the history of jazz.
The Guardian praised him recently for being one of the leading examples of European jazz musicians who live and perform in Britain and bringing his continental element to the jazz scene. Further to that, Vasilis has permanent collaborations with artists from Greece and Cyprus where he performs as a leader or guest artist on a regular basis. As a result he is permanently active in three different scenes/markets (British, Greek and Cypriot).
Vasilis’ charismatic performances reveal his truly fabulous style thus his energy and passion interact with his audience. With his great talent, love and respect, he cherishes the instrument’s challenges and pushes it beyond. His album “DEXTERITY” was released in September, 2019.