About Us

Yiamas Music Group first became known to the public as ‘Jeannie and Nick’, a duo that entertained audiences with a wonderful selection of Greek music to include: Greek blues (Rembetika);  adult contemporary (endexna); traditional (paradousiaka) and laika (pop).

The core of Yiamas Music features Jeannie Niokos on Keyboard and Vocals and Nick Kutsukos on bouzouki and  vocals.

Jeannie Niokos has obtained a BFA from York University, specializing in Piano performance with additional courses in Jazz vocals. In addition to playing and singing for Yiamas she is a music writer and music educator whose currently sits on the Piano Faculty at The Royal Conservatory of Music. Learn more here.

Nick Kutsukos is a 3rd generation musician who grew up within a musical family in KORONI, GREECE.  With his Grand father on violin; his father on bouzouki and vocals;  Nick’s  first instrument was the accordion. The a family frequently toured throughout the southern Peloponnese performing for church festivals; weddings and all Greek celebratory events.  Nick later moved on to the Bouzouki, refined his skill from studies in KALAMATA, GREECE, and moved on the club scene in ATHENS GREECE and later in TORONTO, ON.

Jeannie and Nick first met while playing Greek blues (Rebetica) in a trendy Yorkville Club called Click.  Performing together since 1997,  the two have performed Greek nights, festivals, Weddings, baptisms and corporate Greek themed celebrations throughout Canada’s west coast, Southern Ontario, Athens and Koroni Greece.

HIGHLIGHTS of these years include: playing Greek Blues at Click, performing under Acropolis in Monastiraki, Greece and accompanying recording artist John Katevas.

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