Vasilis Rallis young talented traditional folklore drummer from Ptolemaida
Vasilis was born on 26 June 1998 in Ptolemaida, Kozani. He was only 13, when he made his first steps on drums, initially as a self-taught, influenced by leading drummers such as Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd, Volkan Oktem, Jojo Mayer, Steve Smith etc. At the age of 16 he started music lessons with Professor Stelios Moisiadis, who was his first influence that learned him the Jazz music. From 2016 he studies at the Contemporary Conservatory of Thessaloniki (Σύγχρονο Ωδείο Θεσσαλονίκης) in the Jazz-Blues-Rock section. His first Professor was Prof. Kostas Pagonidis and then Prof. Alexandros Spanidis. His professional career as a drummer began at the age of 15 as a member of a local traditional style band called "Rithmos kai Melodia”. Vasilis loves the compound, mixed measures, which is the basis of the band he belongs now. Until now, he has collaborated in 5 times (recordings) with various artists from Ptolemaida region.