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|Location||Birmingham, WEST MIDLANDS|
Ilias Lintzos was born in Greece in 1985. He started playing music at the age of fourteen, starting with percussions and then with the drums.
After high school he continued his studies in Information Technologies at University of Athens in Greece, while he started his music studies in a conservatory. After some years while he was playing, as a drummer or as a percussionist with lots of bands he started taking lessons from his favorite drummer (Mike Kapilidis) at “Modern Music School Athens” for three years.
During these three years he was a member of the Morrison’s Hotel which was a tribute to the Doors project with special success in Athens and around Greece as he was also playing with the legend Greek blues-man Andreas Gomozias. In October 2009 Ilias left Greece and moved to Birmingham UK, where he lives now.
He studied at the “Academy of Music and Sound”. He works as session drummer and percussionist around the Midlands and is a member of “Mr Shankly” and “4oz of Groove”, two of the most upcoming bands of the West Midlands scene. He has also been a member of lots of bands like Frutaloka, Dr Zook, and other projects with good success in Birmingham and around UK.
He plays the guitar and the bass guitar too. The debut album of Mr Shankly band (Forbidden Town) and his second personal album (Gold, made in Asia) are his first projects as a producer artist. Ilias has also been on the stage with some special bands/musicians like the Small Blues Trap (GR), George and the Dukes (GR), Blues Revenge (GR), Drifting Around (GR), Johnny Kowalski and the Sexy Weirdos (UK), Urban Root UK (UK), Dirty Old Folkers (UK), Paradimes (UK), Funk-Soul Collective (UK), Skambomambo (PL). He has also taken some lessons from Dimitris Sakelaropoulos, Giorgos Mitsotakis, Nikos Sidirokastritis, Zaharias Pinakoulakis, David Garibaldi, Dom Famularo, Walfredo Reyes jr., Ray Luzier, Ash Sheehan, Federico Gilardo. Now he is taking bass guitar lessons from Chris Nokes.
Drum lessons available Birmingham, Smethwick, Aston, Small Heath, Handsworth and Erdington areas.