Feature Photo: Petros Klampanis

Text by Christian Bolles, Arts Editor

Greek-born double bass player Petros Klampanis stopped by the Cat in the Cream Thursday night for a Performance and Improvisation Series guest recital. After studying double bass performance at the Amsterdam Conservatory, he finished his schooling in New York, where he collaborated with renowned jazz musicians and performed at illustrious venues like Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center. His debut album, Contextual, showcases his original compositions and has garnered widespread praise for its beauty and complexity. His work has been performed internationally by groups such as the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra and the Greek Public Symphonic Orchestra in Athens.