Pianist Spyros Manesis is born in Athens on 1978. He studied in the Musicology Department of the University of Athens and jazz piano in Athenaeum Conservatory in Athens with teachers George Kontrafouris and Sylvios Syrros and classical piano under the directions of Marianna Aivazova. He continued his studies in Conservatorium van Amsterdam with teachers Karel Boehlee, Hans Vroomans, Kriss Goessens and Rob van Bavel (MA in jazz piano performance).
He has toured performing in various projects in countries such as Cyprus, Greece, Holland, France, Germany, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, United States and China and taught music theory and piano in Athenaeum Conservatory and in the Summer Academy of the Music Department of Ionio University in Greece.
Since 2010 he has his own trio with Joao Hasselberg on bass and Kaspars Kurdeko on drums. Other active projects he participating in are Trioism, Joana Espadinha 5tet, Joao Firmino 5tet, 'Deko Motion, Andreas Polyzogopoulos – Spyros Manesis duo and Christine Corvisier - Spyros Manesis duo.
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