Efthimis Tsakonitis is drum Instructor of Municipal Conservatory of Lamia - Central Greece. He began playing drums in the early ‘90s, at the age of 14, with some rock and metal local bands in Greece. In 2002 he started taking drum courses in “Modern Music School” in Athens Greece, from which he graduated in 2006. He is influenced by Akira Jimbo, Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, and others.
He has collaborated with many well-known artists of Greek pop music in Greece and abroad (Europe and Canada). He has also been very much involved with the Greek folk / traditional music scene.
Currently he is writing a book about drumming along with Stefanos Dimitriou titled “It’s all about drums”.