Gust William Tsilis
COMPOSER/ INSTRUMENTALIST/ PRODUCER
Music for Films, TV shows, Commercials, Internet & Web Advertising. Welcoming Music Directors & Producers Worldwide.
Currently living in Los Angeles, Mr. Tsilis has been composing music for film, and Orchestra. He is well versed as a drummer, mallet player, pianist, Tenor saxophonist, Trumpet player and guitarist. He has composed music for Jazz, songs with lyrics, orchestral music, music for short films and feature films. Music for commercials and exercise videos. Music for piano and many other ensemble configurations. Currently using the full OUTPUT library for many cues.
Gust William Tsilis released his first recording on enja records , the CD featured Arthur Blythe, Horacee Arnold and Anthony Cox. German stereo review picked it as CD of the month. Pale Fire gained much critical acclaim throughout Europe. Mr. Tsilis has released 11 recordings as a leader and performed on over 25 recordings as a sideman. The recordings have featured musicians such as John Abercrombie, Joe Lovano, Billy Hart, Tim Berne, Lindsey Horner, Anthony Cox, Joey Baron, Herb Robertson, Jack Dejohnette, Dave Holland, Karl Denson, Pee Wee Ellis, Pete Madsen, Arthur Blythe, Lonnie Plaxico, CecilBrooks III, Terri Lynne Carrington, and more.
While living in NYC, Mr. Tsilis spent time developing and managing the internationally acclaimed Jazz club Visiones. There he had the pleasure of booking and working with artists… Ish Kabible, Joe Lovano, Roy Haynes, Fred Hersch, Tom bones Malone, Maria Schnieder, Abraham Burton, Mose allison, Chico Freeman and many others.
As an artist and repertoire representative for enja records Mr. Tsilis had the honor of assisting Matthias Winklemann in signing and recording artists for his enja records label.
The singer Kevin Mahogany was scouted and produced by Mr. Tsilis and went on to become a top selling CD for enja records. Mr. Tsilis had the pleasure of producing over 50 CD's in the Jazz genre, with many of today’s finest musicians. Mr. Tsilis worked for Ken music, a label from Japan which recorded over 30 CD’s in 2 years.