Awarded a jazz scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston MA where he studied under Billy Pierce, George Garzone and Andy McGhee. Vasilis moved to London in 2002 where he continued his studies under the guidance of Eddie Harvey, Stan Sulzmann, Jimmy Hastings and Pete Cook.
He quickly established himself as one of London’s up and coming jazz saxophonists playing with some of the best musicians in the British jazz scene, including: Jim Mullen, Steve Waterman, Alan Barnes, Derek Nash, Bruce Adams, Martin Shaw, Nigel Price, Ray Gelato and many others. On an international level, he has appeared with a variety of top performers such as sensational pianists Hiromi, and Jason Lindner.
His debut album “Loud City” containing 8 original compositions was released on 33Jazz Records in 2011 to critical acclaim.
As a live performer his explosive style matches his outstanding technical ability and musicianship.