Makis ‘Dr. Makeys’ Tselentis
Band/Affilition: 2002 GR / “Dr. MaKeys Band”
Product: Hammond C3, Hammond XK-3, Leslie
“When I was a young boy and I had listen for the very first time this sound back to ’70, I feel that I was born for the Hammond….this organ made it for me….we are “one”. This Beast it can scream and the same time cry or sing for me. The Hammond is my Body, my Spirit, my Soul and the Leslie is my Voice to the Universe…!!!!”
Dr. Makis Tselentis or “Dr. MaKeys” is a Hammond Organ player & Composer-Arranger-Sound Engineer & Music Producer.
He was born in Athens-Greece on August 7, 1968 and start dealing with music from the age of nine. Profesional worker with the music and production since 1986. In 1989 created the first part of Music Technology at the Contemporary Athens Conservatory and in 1997 created the technical school for sound engineer “Media Audio Visual”. In 2005 create the Hi-End Recording and Hi-End Mastering sound studio “Studio R-mic Athens”, both with Mic Roussos.
Since 1978 studied music, orchestration and composition as well as music technology and has a Master degree in Fine Arts and PhD in Acoustic and Sound Engineering.
He is a professor at the Contemporary Athens Conservatory from 1987 until now.
Dr. Makis Tselentis playing Hammond Organ with the Band “2002GR”. The “2002GR” is the oldest and most popular and multiple-gold and multiple-platinum album Pop-Rock Band in Greece. In 2014 the band celebrated the 40th Anniversary from the first release album.
Has played Hammond Organ with Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions ex-Guitarist) and with Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne Guitarist) at “Unity I”.
From 1986 until now has played with many Artists and Bands from Europe and USA and he is a member of music Bands :
Velvet Gang (Hard/Heavy Rock), Weevil (Hard Rock) & Weevil “in Rock” (Deep Purple Tribute Band), Saints & Sinners (Whitesnake Tribute Band), Last Will (Rock), Buzz (Blues Rock), Power of Fusion (Jazz Fusion), Music Mafia Syndicate (Pop Rock), Nostos (South Rock), Hammond Trio (Jazz), Electra (Pop Rock)….and many others !!!
In 2016 formed the “Dr. MaKeys Band” to support his personal music albums. Dr. MaKeys Band playing a Jazz-Rock-Fusion style with Ethnic and Minimalist musical elements.
At the end of the February 2017 he will release the new personal album titled “ConFusion Minimale”.