George Kollias

137 – George Kollias: Always kicking it up a notch…

In this Podcast I talk to George Kollias, know for his work with Nile. Born in Greece, George talks about the struggle growing up in a country where musicians rarely frequent and the path he had to take to seek out new knowledge and the best instructors.

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho (Tweet this)

In this podcast George Kollias talks about:

  • How he got started playing drums
  • Growing up in Greece
  • Initially learning from a guitar player
  • Learning by ear
  • Career advice and why you need to do what’s right for you
  • His early mentors
  • Experience and skill
  • His dedication to his fans
  • Why we all need to support the artists creating the art and information
  • Practice advice
  • Much more

Resources and links mentioned:

Contact George Kollias: Website | Facebook |
Vasilis Baxevanakis

George Kollias plays:

  • Vic Frith Sticks
  • Pearl Drums
  • Evans Drums
  • Axis Percussion
  • SKB Cases
  • D’Addario

Podcast Sponsors:

  • Evans Drumheads
  • DW Drums