Petros Damianidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He started
his music studies at traditional greek instruments and continued studying electric
bass with Petros Kardasis. Since 2007, he has been studying classical double-bass at
the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki with Mpampis Heimarios and he continued his
studies in Maastricht Jazz academy with Jan Van Den Boomen and Phillipe Aerts.
Since 2009, he has been teaching electric and acoustic bass in various music conservatories
He is founding member of Trio Amnesia, Toys Factory and Act Up Trio, participates in
several groups of jazz music (Terence Blanchart quartet collaboration with State Clasical
Orchestra of Thessaloniki Greece, set up: Terence Blanchart tr, Fabian Almazan p, Petros
Damianidis db, Justin Folkner dr, plus and minus Collective orchestra, Swing time Quartet
etc.) and has performed at concerts in different cities in Greece.
In 2010, he participates in the Summer school of Jazz Music of Codarts in Rotterdam
and had lessons with Hein Van de Geyn.
He has collaborated with Sakis Papadimitriou, Gianni Lenoci, Augusto Pirodda, Giovanni
Di Domenico, Danielle Martini, Rubben Verbrugen, Joao Lobo, Panayiotis Damianidis,
Christos Yermenoglou, Achilleas Sourlas and others.