Nikolas A Gkinis is a Music Composer, Music and Media Producer (radio-television-advertising).
- ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games
Supervisor · 2004 – 2005
As responsible collaborator for track music for all stadiums (project manager)
For the track-music of Olympic Games, in all Olympic stages of Athens and province in “ATHENS 2004”
Adviser of Chairman of the board ERT ( Greek National Radio-TV) · 2003 -2005
On subjects of Radio & Archives, Files of acoustic material and on subjects of broadcasting corporation.
- ERT, TOP FM, 902 FM, PLANET FM, TEMPO TV, 105.5 FM
Radio and television producer
He plays guitar, bass, synth, piano and a lot of traditional Greek and Middle Eastern musical instruments (lute, lafta, tsumbus, tambour, oud, sazy, baglama, etc).
He has written original music for the Media, the cinema, for theater and dance productions. One of his most notable works include the composition of the musical score for “Photographers” the latest film by NIKOS KOUNDOUROS. It was released on CD and has been described as a musical journey to the East.
He formed and played in several music bands such as: SYNDROMO (1980-1990),
DIONYSIAN MYTH (1990-2000), A JOURNEY TO THE EAST (1998-2009)
GROOVA NIKO (2013-ongoing),
ELLENIC TRADITIONAL PROJECT (2004-ongoing).
He set up and designed his personal studio as a new place for musical expression where -as a music composer and producer- he specializes in instrumental world music, collaborating not only with Greek but also with several other musicians and producers from all over the world.
His group Ellenic Traditional Project plays Greek traditional music in a contemporary ethnic/fusion musical style.