One of the first bands who played gypsy jazz in Greece, DIMINUITA, started in 2007 has performed in many festivals in their country but also in Europe (Djangofolllies festival 2014, Django a liberchies 2012, International Gypsy Jazz Meeting Poland 2012, Djangofest Athens 2010-2014)
They have already released two albums , “a-rhythmology” in 2011 and “Mani Sessions” 2014.
This summer 2015, Diminuita grows up in a small big band , “Le Petit Big Band”, arranging tunes of Django Reinhardt’s, Duke Ellington’s and other composers of the swing era tunes, as well as original compositions.
All arrangements belong to Giorgos Papadogiannis
Spiros Nikas soprano sax
Konstantinos Sapounis trumpet
Nikos Bakopoulos alto sax
Alexandros Theodorakopoulos tenor sax
Kostas Patsiotis double bass
Rafail Mina drums
Effie Saranti rhythm guitar
Giorgos Papadogiannis lead guitar & arrangements