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Nicky Skopelitis

g, *1949 US
Musician / Composer / Producer of Rock and Electronic
A.k.a. Ekstasis

Nicky Skopelitis is an American guitarist and composer from Greek heritage. He is best known as a guitarist, but also performs on banjo, oud, lute, keyboards and other instruments.Although Skopelitis has recorded few albums as a bandleader, he has appeared on many more recordings, often collaborating with prolific bass guitarist and producer Bill Laswell.Until 1987 or so, he used the spelling "Scopelitis" for his last name.

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Synthesizer
  • Sitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
Genres
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Dance
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Dishy Billy on No Material by Ginger Baker
Who Are You on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
Skin the Pizzle on No Material by Ginger Baker
Mescalito on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
Uncle Herbie's Dance on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
First of Equals on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
Oil Of Tongue on No Material by Ginger Baker
Becoming on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
Venus on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis
Sacrifice on Faith Moves by Sonny Sharrock & Nicky Skopelitis

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Well, Anything Can HappenNicky Skopelitis _ Μπάμπης Παπαδόπουλος _ Floros Floridis2009Album
Organized ChaosPeter Brötzmann, Nicky Skopelitis, Shoji Hano2002Album
Our Trip So FarFloros Floridis / Nicky Skopelitis / Okay Temiz2001Album
RevelatorNicky Skopelitis & Raoul Björkenheim1998Album
EkstasisNicky Skopelitis1993Album
Faith MovesSonny Sharrock + Nicky Skopelitis1991Album
No MaterialGinger Baker, Sonny Sharrock, Peter Brötzmann, Nicky Skopelitis, Jan Kazda1989Album
Next To NothingNicky Skopelitis1989Album
External Links
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