Press Quotes
Unique in its kind
Kornilios Diamantopoulos, JAZZ & JAZZ (February 2010)
Mergin’ is an excellent musical journey, a reason for one to smile
Sotiris Mpekas, DIFONO (17th February 2010)
Alekos Vretos lives amongst us all. There are too many good reasons to say that he is needed in the Athens music scene.
Yannis Panagopoulos, Fractal Magazine, (4th September 2014)
Moments of artistic showmanship (from Alekos Vretos), though, charged with pure passion. That was, and is, the most important thing.
Review by Yorgos Monemvasitis, ENet, (21st June 2014)
An overall interesting and pleasant debut from a very promising musician
Yiannis Stefanakos, JAZZIN (March 2010)
Jazz music as played by Vretos belongs only to him
ETHNOS OUT (18th February 2010)
Vretos created a world-jazz fusion song that is as incredibly catchy as any Billboard pop music tune; not an easy feat to accomplish. Surreal.
Dave Summer,, (2nd January 2012)
It is so interesting, we can certainly get why it won the World Channel 1st prize on OurStage in July of 2010 (February 13, 2011)
The Jazz “foreman” Alekos Vretos is not your average jazz musician, he has taken it personally to propagate world jazz music to everyone.
Athens Voice, (21st May 2014)
A musician that has gained respect, through evolving into a style of Mediterranean Jazz
Mondomix, (2nd January 2012)
Alekos Vretos does a wonderful job flexing the Greek music muscle, injecting it with Latin, Arabic and of course-given his creative gives-and-takes with Atzmon- Jazz flavours
Review by Danai Molocha for Live At Your Local (12th April 2012)