BIO

Marios Laz Ioannidis was born in Athens, Greece, January 7th 1987.

He is a professional musician, music producer
singer-songwriter, composer, and sound engineer.

He has worked with many renowned artists worldwide.

Studies

His music studies started at the age of 6 with classical guitar lessons.

After school, he studied Contemporary music & Jazz Guitar at Philippos Nakas Conservatory in Athens (Diploma 2009).

At the age of 23, after winning a scholarship, he moved to the USA to study at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

He studied Electric Guitar, Music Production, Engineering, with a minor in Acoustics and Electronics
(Bachelor’s Degree 2012).

Studied guitar with musicians, such as:

Greg Howe, John Scofield, David Gilmore, Dave Fiuczynski, Richie Hart, Tomo Fujita, Evaggelos Asimakopoulos, Costas Baltazanis, Dimitris Sinogiannis, Giannis Spathas, Giotis Samaras, Takis Barberis, A.Pelekanos and Katia Kriatsioti.

Studied the art of Music Production, Sound Engineering, Mixing and Mastering with Grammy awarded recipients, such as:

George Massenburg, Prince Charles Alexander, Susan Rogers, Alejandro Rodriguez, Jeff Largent, Ted Paduck, Jonathan Wyner,
Mitch Benoff and Richard Mendelson.

As a teacher, he has been teaching guitar and music since 2005.
Also worked as a teacher at:

-MOMI (Modern Music Institute, Athens, Greece)
-GIG (Guitar Institute of Greece)

Awards
He has been the recipient of various awards such as:
-Berklee College Of Music Scholarship(2009)
-Mix Magazine TEC Award (2012)

Endorsements
Marios is honored to be endorsed by :
-VE acoustic guitars (Vlaxos Evaggelos-Guitar Luthier from Rhodes Greece)
-Red Sound Cables (Sicily, Italy)

MLI began his career performing as a session musician with bands of any music style.
During his years in the USA he met and worked with wonderful people around the world who influenced him and his music. With his experience, he gradually began a transition towards his own unique musical voice.

Based in his studio (MusicRoom Studio) he is now working as a freelancer, making more music happen.

MUSIC

COLLABORATIONS

Mikis Theodorakis
Mimis Plessas
Mario Fragoulis
Lavrentis Maxairitsas
Elisavet Karatzoli
Ivi Adamou
Pocket Culture Orchestra
Stavento
Katerina Duska
Nikolas Anadolis
Vasilis Lekkas
Nikolas Metaxas
Stavros Michalakakos
Angelika Dusk
Crimson Fire
Sophia Moon
Andrew Barry
Alex Economou
Panagiotis Koufogiannis
Broken Windows
Rafael Green
Noah G
Antonis Mitzelos
Giannis Koutras
Georgia Dagaki
Doros Dimosthenous
HJS Productions (Los Angeles)
Spyros Rassias
Lefteris Papadakis
Alex Trampas
Andrea Charls
Marina Satti
Mariletta Kostantara
Maru Leon
Hunter Seide
Eric Rhim
Amnesia Pills
Andres Marin
Diego Joaquin Ramirez
Fredy Guzman
Gabriel Cespedes
Gandhi Gonzales
Geoffry Mutchnik
Gian Aurelio Faraone
Plinio De la Cruz
Tuna Boylu
Boem
Irwan Easty
Anna Bourma
Melios Balkana Mama
Dionisis Kotsakis
Aggelos Labropoulos
Vasilis Labropoulos
Katerina Keramida
Giannis Mathes
Eleni Arapoglou
Ada Livitsanou
Ennea
The Abletones
Yellow Rabit Soul Union
Panagiotis Tsakalakos
Ifigeneia Atkinson
Marina Louka
Rebetiki Compania Of Boston
LizardSound Studio
Artworks Studio
Soundflakes Studio
Cybersound Studio (Boston)

ENDORSEMENTS

Red Sound
VE Guitars
Guitar Base
Crazy Tube Circuits

CONTACT

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR YOUR NEXT PROJECT

+30 697 38 93 656

me@mariolaz.com