Kosta Theodosis

Independent

Kosta Theodosis

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About

Nationality
Australia

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
www.kostatheodosis.com

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„I've played Paiste cymbals my entire professional career since 2006! The quality and versatility of Paiste cymbals is unrivaled. I can turn up to any gig or session with my bag of Paiste's and know that I'm covered.“

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Biography

Currently residing in Toowoomba, Australia, Kosta Theodosis has made a name for himself through his ability to adapt to any musical situation. Aside from being the drummer for Australia's favourite psychedelic dance pioneers Miami Horror, Kosta has performed and recorded with an array of notable artists, including Robbie Williams, Amy Shark, The Kite String Tangle, Bag Raiders, Thirsty Merc, Illy, Thelma Plum, Leo Sayer, Asta, Cleopold, Louie Shelton (The Wrecking Crew), Queensland Symphony Orchestra, KLP, Airling and Dash & Will (Mercury Records). Aside from his work as a sideman, Kosta was also a member of the platinum selling, ARIA nominated rock band Amy Meredith (Sony Music). His passion for drumming began at the age of 11 whilst growing up in Toowoomba. Over the next several years he honed his craft by studying with some of the top drummers in the country and was rewarded when he won first place in the national Billy Hyde drummers play off in 2007 at the age of 19. Just prior in 2006, Kosta began studying jazz and improvisation at the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, where he had the opportunity to develop his skills even further. During this time Kosta began touring internationally with various groups including Brisbane’s Raw Dance Company, and transitioned smoothly into a professional drumming career, which flourished upon joining the platinum selling rock band Amy Meredith. Kosta has performed everywhere from intimate clubs to stadiums and the world's most iconic music venues throughout Australia, North America, South America, Europe, UK, Asia and even The Middle East. Some of the multitude of live TV broadcasts Kosta has played on include: The X Factor, The Morning Show, Sunrise, Hey Hey it's Saturday, The Aria Awards, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Revolt TV, Last Call with Carson Daly, The State of Origin and the list goes on. Kosta Theodosis plays Gretsch drums, DW pedals and hardware, Paiste cymbals, Vic Firth drumsticks & LP percussion.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, trashy, papery, low. Wide range, complex and moody mix. Soft and buttery feel with a very wobbly and vibrant response. Fairly defined stick sound over a dark and cloudy wash. Perfectly suited for quieter musical settings such as blues, jazz and acoustic styles. Very user-friendly for percussive use and classical mallet application.

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    Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.

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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, breathy. Medium range, complex mix. Very explosive response with quick decay. Soft feel. A fast, light accent effect cymbal for many musical styles.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

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