Demetri Music also known as Meetree™ is a Pianist, vocalist and composer. Demetri Music began learning about music early in his life, he attended Vincitore's Yamaha Music School at 748 Main St. in Poughkeepsie N.Y.There he begin his formal training of the Piano.
Demetri Music also a part of the Choral groups of each public school he attended learned how to sing from a very young age.
Demetri Moved to Greece in 1997.
Alfred Blaylock, a close family friend which the family considers family, persuaded Demetri to sing and write music. In Greece Demetri was influenced by the music and begin singing.
Some of Demetri’s influences include: Notis Sfakianakis, Giannis Vardis, Nikos Karvelas, Antonis Remos, Vasilis Karras, Giannis Kotsiras, Giorgos Dalaras, Giannis Parios, Giorgos Mazonakis, Dimitri Mitropanos, Mikis Theodorakis, Stamatis Kokkotas and Dimitris Kokotas.
In Greece Demetri sang locally usually at the parents business, he wrote a few songs and also sang American popular songs. Alfred had an extensive collection of American Popular music ranging from Frank Sinatra, Boyz II Men,
Joe, R. Kelly, Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, and Michael Jackson to name a few. This collection also influenced Demetri’s style.
When Demetri returned to the United States in 2002 he resumed playing the piano and singing, he continued singing in the Laiko style of Greek music he also began to sing Latin music because of the similarity to the Greek style, he explored integrating it with
American popular music.
Later Demetri Music attended advanced Music classes at the State University of N.Y. at New Paltz. World renowned pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman is part of the many extraordinarily talented faculty at the S.U.N.Y New Paltz.
Recently Demetri Music has been performing, producing/composing, and writing music; also, he has been working on music videos. Demetri Music performs at venues in the northeast of the United States mainly the New York metropolitan area. Demetri Music is also an FM radio DJ in the local area which he resides.
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