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Petros Klampanis: Minor Dispute

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The follow-up to bassist Petros Klampanis’ 2011 debut, Contextual, Minor Dispute further explores his unique compositional vision and delivers a set with a strong emotional core. Released on Greg Osby’s Inner Circle Music and inspired by “how we embrace and express the bright and dark aspects of our character during the process of becoming better human beings,” as Klampanis writes in the album notes, it presents four originals and three interpretations, and features guitarist Gilad Hekselman, pianist Jean-Michel Pilc, drummer-percussionist Jon Hadfield and a string quartet.

The Greek-born Klampanis moved to New York in 2008, and has since played with Osby, drummer Antonio Sanchez and other luminaries. Classical training as well as the Balkan and Mediterranean folk music of his homeland inform his distinctive jazz sensibility.

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