Adam_Clark_Trio_with_Mario_Mendivil_and_Ioannis_GoudelisthumbIoannis Goudelis (pianist, accordionist, composer, arranger) was born in Athens, Greece. Ioannis started at a very young age playing the piano by ear. He received his first classical training at the age of 9 when he moved to the island of Corfu, Greece.
By his teens he was performing professionally as a musician and sometimes as a traditional Greek dancer. He has performed at festivals, clubs and concert halls throughout the world from Greece and Europe to Africa including performances at the Yaounde Hilton Cameroon in Africa, JW Marriot Hotel in the Middle East as well as performances at the Abu Dhabi Hilton and Le Royal Meridien Jumeirah Beach. Later on he was honored with a full scholarship in jazz piano performance at Arizona State University. He graduated with honors, May 2007. His compositions and unique style on the piano, is a blending of classical music with his Greek heritage and Latin rhythms with gypsy and jazz bebop lines. He has recorded more than twenty albums as a sideman on the piano and accordion

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