Manolis Karadinis is a musician, composer and astonishing bouzouki virtuozo from Athens, Greece. His unique style of playing incorporates elements of Rebetiko, Middle Eastern music, Italian traditional music, Flamenco and Jazz and makes him one of today’s most acknowledged bouzouki players in the world.  For some, he is world’s best. He has collaborated with some of the most popular Greek singers and composers and has given numerous performances in Greece and internationally.

In February 2012 Manolis Karadinis gave an evening seminar on the bouzouki in London, UK. The seminar is available on this website in two main parts .

In June 2013 we filmed Manolis again in Athens making an extensive analysis on bouzouki playing. We are currently distributing part of this filming.

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Bouzouki Scales - Dear Friends, In June we filmed Manolis, in Athens, making an extensive analysis on bouzouki playing. In this video he explains the main scales used in Greek popular music, demonstrates the positions of the fingers for each scale on the four string bouzouki and improvises. Although this video is much longer than the previous ones, we would ...


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Generaly speaking this material is rare and valuable. If we produce updated versions of the same material, we will make it available to whoever has already bought the current versions. We kindly ask you to avoid the illegal reproduction of these videos. The revenue from the sales goes directly to Manolis and to the team who worked to make the whole thing possible.