Alexandra Sieti - TEDx Athens

Alexandra Sieti


Alexandra Sieti is a soul, jazz, R’n’B and funk singer born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1994. Her involvement in music, dance and theatre has begun from a very young age. In 2007 she started studying music theory, harmony and piano in “The Music College of Thessaloniki”, while taking part in various musicals such as “Grease”(2009), “Camelot”(2010) and “Anything Goes”(2011). In 2011 she commenced her studies in Jazz singing and improvisation in the “Contemporary Conservatorium of Thessaloniki” with Vicky Almazidou as her teacher.

In 2014-2016 she attends Jazz Masterclasses at the New Bulgarian University of Sofia(Bulgaria) with world class musicians such as the legendary Billy Cobham(Grammy nominated), Milcho Leviev(Grammy awarded), David Murray, Craig Bailey and Marc Halbeer, receiving an honorary distinction for three consecutive years. She also attended vocal improvisation seminars with be-pop pioneer Sheila Jordan(2014) and Grammy nominated Thana Alexa(2019).

In 2016 she gets into the studio for the first time with established trumpeter George Avramides for his album “Voyager”, which led to an ongoing collaboration for two more albums and various singles such as “Blind Week” and “Phoenix”(2021). She is also featured in Cayetano’s “Melanie” album, with the track “My Job Is Done”(2018).

Meanwhile, she performs in Jazz Festivals touring Greece with established jazz musicians such as Dimitris Angelakis(Berklee College), Nick Vargiamidis(Berklee College), Tasos Korkovelos(Berklee College) and many others.

In 2018 she enrolls in soul band “Souled Out”, with whom she tours in Greece and makes a few gigs abroad, until today. In 2021 they release singles “Let me in your heart” and “Madness”, receiving thriving critiques. In 2022 their third single “Love School” is released, as well as their debut album “Sunny Side Up”, being characterized as the most soulful Greek album, involving soul, funk and neo-soul original tunes.

In 2019 she starts collaborating with legendary Greek songwriter Dionyssis Savvopoulos in music performance “Tribute to Woodstock”, along with established musicians Stavros Lantsias, Yiotis Kiourtsoglou and Sakis Dovolis, singing all time classic blues and rock songs performed in Woodstock Festival. The Tribute premieres for the first time in Sani Festival(June 2019), and continues for a full sold out season at “Alsos Theatre” with weekly performances. In 2020 they perform in “Athens Music Hall” and television program “Home with Mega Channel”.

In 2021 she takes part in television show “The Voice of Greece”, winning the second place, with purely soul, blues and rock repertoire.

She also performed “Let me in your heart” with Souled Out at TV show “Radio Arvyla”(2021). In 2022 she was invited to perform in TV music show “Music Box”, Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”, Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” and Black Pumas’ “Colors”.

In 2022 she moves to Athens and performs with established songwriter Phoevos Delivorias, along with George Avramides in the context of concerts of Municipality of South Macedonia, while continuing touring with her band Souled Out.