Led by keyboardist/vocalist Peter Deneff, SYNTHESI is the hardest working Greek band on the West Coast!! We perform at all sorts of events big and small. From baptisms to Greek festivals to concerts! We regularly perform at events anywhere in North America. Let Synthesi take care of your Greek entertainment needs for your next event. Depending on budget Synthesi can perform as a duo, trio, quartet, or larger ensemble. We also offer DJ services and cocktail music. Synthesi specializes in Greek music but is also well versed in Armenian, Persian, pop and middle eastern styles. Contact SYNTHESI for a band that is professional, experienced, friendly, and determined to help make your event a success!
Keyboardist and vocalist Peter Deneff is a professional musician and composer from Los Angeles. He has played keyboards since the age of three and began performing professionally at 16 in the Los Angeles local band "The Greeks". Deneff studied classical composition at CSULB but honed his Greek and Middle Eastern chops as bandleader at the world famous Athenian Gardens Nightclub in Hollywood, where he performed for nearly a decade. He has performed with such Greek artists as Rita Sakellariou, Giorgos Margaritis, Spiros Zagoraios, Stathis Aggelopoulos, Anna Vasiliou, Nikos Tatasopoulos, Giannis Moraitis as well as international artists like Beni Elbaz, Shimi Tavori, Hratch Yacoubian, Yervand, Harut Hagopian, Ronios, and many, many others. Peter's ability to get the crowd going and sing most any request have earned him a very special place in the Greek community and has kept him very in demand. Besides performing in a Greek context, Deneff is an accomplished pianist in both classical and jazz genres and has composed music for several films.
Please inquire for song list....we know way too many to properly list!
Some testimonials from our clients include:
We are most thankful that you were with us last Saturday. Your music, as always was amazing, and perfectly suited for the moment(s). We received many comments about how good you were, and especially from Peter Papadopoulos (who gets around!) that he was extremely impressed with you guys. Many thanks! I hope we will have occasion to enjoy your music again very soon."
-- Paraskevè Tibbs, Ph.D., Irvine, CA
"The CD sounds great. Very nice sound and great choice of songs."
-Steve Vavagiakis, Alpha Orchestra, NY
It felt so good to see and hear you last Saturday at the Glendi!!! Your music will always be right at the top for me!! Your CD “Danceology” is terrific! I had a party on Sunday and I had people dancing until they dropped !! I, of course, never drop!!! HA! the amount of music you and Danny together create is fabulous!!"
-Jonne-Marie Switzler, Manager Playboy Jazz Festivals
"Pete and Danny,
I wanted you to know how much I enjoyed your performance last night. You guys were GREAT!!! You both are extremely talented and because of your energy the audience jumped right in."
"The CD was great, I also posted on Skeezo how much I liked the CD. Loved the tracks and the transitions were great too. Hope to see you sometime. Let me know the next festival you will be playing at."
-Georgios Marantos, San Diego, CA
"My name is Paula Daoutis. I am from Bakersfield and enjoyed your music at the Greek Festival last weekend. I also purchased your CD and it is absolutely wonderful. You and Danny are extraordinary musicians! [I] Can't stop listening to the CD!"
-Paula Daoutis, Bakersfield, CA
Just a note to let you know that I received your CD yesterday and listened to the entire CD today. I really enjoyed it and think you and Danny did a wonderful job."
Sotiri Naoussis, Canton, OH
Hi Peter and Danny--
We, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, would like to thank you both for your outstanding efforts and music during our annual festival. Also, we would like to thank you for donating a portion of your CD sales to our bookstore. May God bless you for your kindness and for your contribution to our community.
Glory to God,
Carolyn and Dave Skurich
St. Demetrios Bookstore