Ellipsis Quintet is an ambitious "east meets west" musical project of Vasilis Nalbantis. Traditional Balkan, Greek and East Mediterranean music influences coincide with jazz, rock and fusion, to form a ''prog-world-jazz" amalgam that respects the history of all the different musical influences as well as celebrates an open, uninhibited and uncomplicated artistic expression. The main driving forces being honest emotion and love for exploration. They have played a number of successful concerts in Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and Hungary.
Following the successful release of two singles, On the 20th of May, 2022 they released their debut album, "Avoid the Void''.
''...a quintet that has found it’s path. The efforts of Vasilis and all the musicians came to fruition. After a lot of work they reached a genuine musical result of
special character and quality identity. High level of musicianship, sensitivity and ethos''
- Vasilis Rakopoulos
'' Artists In The Spotlight isn’t the type of music blog that rates music with stars or thumbs up or little pink pigs or whatever. But if we were, this album would receive so many stars that they wouldn’t fit on an A4 page of paper! Truly an exceptional piece of musical mastery.''
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