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Yanni: Bio

Yanni's grandiose keyboard style is both accessible and exciting, two elements that have led to his success in the realm of adult alternative radio. His explosive, pop-influenced instrumentals and romantic pianistic ballads have also made him a popular touring and recording artist for the Private Music label. In addition to his original television, commercial, and film scores, Yanni's music has been used extensively on programs like Wide World of Sports and coverage of the Olympic games. This aspect of his career seems especially appropriate when you consider that he achieved early success not as a musician, but as a member of the Greek national swimming team. (He broke the national freestyle record at age 14.)

Born in Kalamata, Greece, Yanni arrived in the U.S. after high school and obtained a degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota before diving headfirst into music. It didn't take long for the self-taught keyboardist and composer to establish himself as a studio musician, jingles composer, and producer. After gaining an impressive cult following for his first independently released album, Yanni was picked up by Private Music and has become one of the label's
best-selling artists.

One of the most visible artists in the contemporary instrumental realm, Yanni's rise to fame was expedited in the early '90s by his romantic relationship with actress Linda Evans, which gained him coverage on mainstream programs like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as well as appearances on the daytime talk-show circuit.
Linda Kohanov, All Music Guide

Yanni, in collaboration with legendary producer Ric Wake, has discovered and developed four of the most extraordinary young voices in music today. Two years in the making, Yanni returns to the global stage with a dazzling new tour. For the first time ever, Yanni re-interprets his classic compositions and debuts new music introducing show-stopping vocalists Nathan Pacheco, Chloe, Ender Thomas,
and Leslie Mills.

You can preview some of the new music using the player to the right.

See Yanni Voices Live In Concert, The 2009 Tour. Visit the Tour section or click here to get tickets and VIP Packages for what is sure to be the Concert Event of the Year! Expect the unexpected.

1 One Man's Dream (Live)  
2 For All Seasons (Live)  
3 Yanni: Welcome (Live)  
4 Felitsa (Live)  
5 Acroyali (Live)  
6 Human Condition (Live)  
7 Dreams Come True Interlude (Live)  
8 Reflections of Passion (Live)  
9 Standing in Motion (Live)  
10 Nostalgia (Live)  
11 Niki Nana (Live)  
12 Santorini (Live)  
13 International Space Station Message (Live)  
14 The Storm (Live)  
15 Introduction: Dream Sequence (Live)  
16 One Man's Dream (Live)  
17 For All Seasons (Live)  
18 Yanni: Welcome (Live)  
19 Felitsa (Live)  
20 Acroyali (Live)  
21 Human Condition (Live)  
22 Dreams Come True Interlude (Live)  
23 Reflections of Passion (Live)  
24 Standing in Motion (Live)  
25 Nostalgia (Live)  
26 Niki Nana (Live)  
27 Santorini (Live)  
28 International Space Station Message (Live)  
29 The Storm (Live)  
Yanni Interview Live 1/7

The No. 1 selling, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and global phenomenon Yanni has performed his distinctive music in exotic and historic locations all across the world. From his groundbreaking concert at the Acropolis to his most recent televised performance at El Morro, Puerto Rico, Yanni has pushed the boundaries of the way audiences experience live music. After performing at China's Forbidden City and India's Taj Mahal, Yanni realized his lifelong dream to perform at the foot of the Sphinx at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt - the last of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World that remains today. The November 2015 concert was captured in 4K state-of-the-art high definition audio and video, and features a career-spanning selection of fan favorites, along with never-before-performed songs and new arrangements of his classic compositions. YANNI: THE DREAM CONCERT - LIVE AT THE GREAT PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT premieres on PBS.

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