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Spanidis Alexandros
Alex Spanidis Drummer Songwriter was born in Thessaloniki-Greece in 7th June 1976. Thanks to his father’s passion for music and also seeing his older brother playing piano, Alex started playing drums at the age of 12. He played 4 years as a self-taught drummer with some local bands and then he decided to join conservatory in his town, called New Conservatory of Thessaloniki (N.C.T.), taking lessons from Christopher Baka in Drums & classical percussion. In 1996 he finished his studies in the drum set and gave some exams for getting into State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (S.C.T.) for classical percussion only: marimba, timpani, vibes, snare drum, etc. In 2003 he finished his studies with highly-up grades prof. Anastasis Vassiliadis). Also, in 2002 he had started taking lessons in the section of orchestral and Big Band Direction at S.C.T. He finished in 2005(prof. Cleanthes Zarimbas). He’s been in several clinics taking lessons from great drummers such as: Kenwood Dennard, Lenny White, Peter Erskine, Dave Weckl, Jim Chapin, Billy Cobham, Alexander Mashin, Jacubu Griffin, Nikos Kapilidis, Kostas Anastasiadis, and marimba player- Gergely Nagy. Member of State Symphonic Orchestra of Thessaloniki in many concerts (1997-1998). Member of the Percussion team of S.C.T. (2001-2003). Member of jazz orchestra JOHANN SEBASTIAN JAZZ (2001-2002).

Member of the Percussion team of S.C.T. (2001-2003). Member of jazz orchestra JOHANN SEBASTIAN JAZZ (2001-2002). Member of cinematic orchestra SYNCHRONIA (2002-2004). Member as a timpanist and A ‘percussion player with composer’s YIANNIS MARCOPOULOS orchestra: PALINTONOS ARMONIA (2003-2004). Member of Public Symphonic Orchestra of Kalamaria (2007-2010). Founding member and songwriter in: EKMEK, B-MOVIES, INTIOTEK, EAR.

Alexandros uses Optimizers, Starter Pack and 60 mm 80 mm 90 mm Moderators and Chromatics foams.

CYMPAD Chromatic cymbal washers come in a wide selection of color options that allow drummers to contrast, compliment and customize the look of their drum and cymbal sets. And, because they are made from CYMPAD’s exclusive high-density, cellular “Memory” foam, Chromatics also provide significant sound and performance enhancements when compared to old-fashioned felt washers. Uniform in size and shape, Chromatics are durable, colorful and recommended for the tops and bottoms of cymbals in all drumming styles and situations.

Available in Optimizer, Moderator and Chromatic Series,
Cympads are an incredible, affordable and easy to use system for optimizing the sound and performance of virtually all cymbal sizes, types and brands.Cympad Optimizer cymbal washers are made from a premium quality cellular foam material and are a major improvement over conventional felt washers.