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This page lists selected bouzoukis which Babis Kioulos has recently completed.

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6 string bouzouki with flower shaped inlays (Added 15th September, 2010)

6 stringer (trihordo) bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos.
Bowl is from natural Walnut wood (fysiki karydia) and soundboard is from Sitka Spruce.
Fretboard and neck are from “flamouri” and wenger wood.
Photos:

8 string bouzouki with lyra design (Added 12/8/2008)

Bowl is from walnut (karydia) wood and soundboard is from Sitka Spruce.
Fretboard and neck are from wenger and bass wood.
Nice abalone/mother of pearl sound hole rosette and a slices of abalone on the bowl’s side.
Inlays consisting of lyra, musical notes and flower designs.
Photos:

Videos of this bouzouki performed by Stathis Anastopoulos:

Videos of this bouzouki performed by Michael Stoupakis:

6 stringer bouzouki with butterfly/flower design (Added 24/8/2008)

The bowl (skafos) was made using quality “Mourgia” wood, and the soundboard (kapaki) was made using Sitka Spruce wood.
Fretboard and neck are from wenger and bass wood.
Nice abalone & mother of pearl sound hole rosette
Photos:

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxQlBhmcSr4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71-IeCB2g-g

Thanks to Christos Papadopoulos for demonstrating this bouzouki

More videos of this bouzouki performed by Christos Papadopoulos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVqsn42N2i0

8 string bouzouki with abalone sound hole (Added 14/7/2008)

8 stringer bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos for OUSAK (Australia)
Bowl is from maple (kelepeki) wood and soundboard is from Sitka Spruce.
Fretboard and neck are from “flamouri” and wenger wood.
Nice abalone sound hole rosette and a slices of abalone on the bowl’s side.
Very light bouzouki, with narrow fret board.
Photos:

Videos:

Coming soon.

Videos of instrument prior completion, played by Nikos Fostiras:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-4aWztqIkc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PbMwNKmEKc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw_Y8C3ukdA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYhHvXrbpvg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqM2Oc0s0Sk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSieKRHftMw

6 string bouzouki with abalone sound hole rosette (Added 14/7/2008)

6 stringer (trihordo) bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos for Michael Stoupakis (USA).
Bowl is from Walnut wood (karydia) and soundboard is from Sitka Spruce.
Oval abalone sound hole rosette and a slice of abalone on the bowl’s side
Photos:

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK91xuYcTYo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTE6HtNwpvE

Thanks to Chris for demonstrating this bouzouki (Youtube channel: bouzoukia)

More videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bAdzSQTPpk (Chris playing: Tatasopoulos solo)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaN13pjkUk8 (Chris playing: To hrima de to logariazo)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9QDxaWEyRU (Stoupakis playing a taximi)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_yWiOG4ao (Stoupakis playing: taximi and rebetiko song)


8 string bouzouki with 3/4 traditional design (Added 18/6/2008)

4 stringer (tetrahordo) bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos.
Nicely decorated bowl, with lyra and bird designs.
Oval abalone & mother of pearl inlayed sound hole
Photos:

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBYTkT1qIBo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9DNZAdeOXY

Thanks to Nicos Fostiras for demonstrating this bouzouki


8 string bouzouki with lyra design (Added 17/6/2008)

4 stringer (tetrahordo) bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos.
The bowl (skafos) was made using quality “Mourgia” wood, and the soundboard (kapaki) was made using Sitka Spruce wood.
Oval abalone inlayed sound hole

Photos:

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxLxc2PNMpQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqWRzP4R20g

Thanks to Nicos Fostiras for demonstrating this bouzouki


8 string bouzouki with 1/4 flower design (Added 24/6/2008)

4 stringer (tetrahordo) bouzouki made by Babis Kioulos.
Oval abalone sound hole
Flower shaped inlays on soundboard and head stock
Photos:

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnhfXv_62JU

Thanks to Manolis Karantinis for demonstrating this bouzouki

Video Recordings – Archive:

Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in F Houzam on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in D Hitzaz on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in A Rast on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in C Matzore on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in A Ousak on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing a taximi in A Rast on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Stoupakis playing a taximi in C Ousak on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Stoupakis playing a taximi in A Ousak on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Stoupakis playing a taximi in C Ousak/Kartsiyar on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Trifonas playing a hot taximi in G Ousak on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Trifonas playing a hot taximi in C Hitzaz on OUSAK’s new bouzouki by Babis (Nov-2007)
Trifonas playing taximi in C Hitzaz on Antonis new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Oct-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing taximi in D Houzam on Antonis new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Sep-2007)
Spiros Papavlasopoulos playing taximi in D Pireotiko on his new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Sep-2007)
Spiros Papavlasopoulos playing taximi in D Armoniko Minore on Antonis new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Sep-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing “Egw magkas fainomouna” in ~D Ousak on Antonis new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Sep-2007)
Nikos Fostiras playing taximi in D Niavent on Antonis new trixordo bouzouki by Babis (Sep-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in C Houzam on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in Cm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in Dm Sambah on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in D Hitzaz on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in D Houzam on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in D Pireotikos on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in Cm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in Cm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in Dm Sambah on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stoupakis playing taximi in Fm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in C Pireotikos on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in F Hitzaz on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in Cm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in Dm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in F Houzam on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Stathis playing taximi in Cm Ousak on a new bouzouki by Babis (Aug-2007)
Antonis playing taximi in Niaventi on a new bouzouki by Babis (May-2007)
Antonis playing the song ‘San apokliros gyrizo’ on a new bouzouki by Babis (May-2007)
Antonis playing the song ‘Tou Votanikou o magkas’ on a new bouzouki by Babis (May-2007)
Trifonas Nikolaidis ripping the refurbished Tsakirian bouzouki with his old school style (Apr-2007)
Trifonas Nikolaidis ripping the refurbished Tsakirian bouzouki with his old school style (Apr-2007)
Trifonas Nikolaidis ripping the refurbished Tsakirian bouzouki with his old school style (Apr-2007)
Stoupakis ripping a hot taximi and solo tsifteteli in D Ousak on a Tsakirian which had been restored with new kapaki and all by Babis (Apr-2007)
Stoupakis playing another taximi in D Ousak on a Tsakirian which had been restored with new kapaki and all by Babis (Apr-2007)
Stathis playing D Ousak taximi on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing C Ousak taximi & tsifteteli solo on Stathis bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing Evdokia and other on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing B Ousak taximi & tsifteteli solo on Stathis bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing D Hitzaz taximi and Gm Armoniko Minore on his bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing D Ousak taximi on his bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing C Ousak taximi & tsifteteli solo on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing D Minore taximi followed by Evdokia & Aivaliotiko on Stathis bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing the song “Ta matoklada sou” in D Minore on a tzoura made by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stoupakis playing a taximi in D Ousak on a tzoura made by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing a taximi in D Hitzaz on a new bouzouki that Babis built (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing F Hitzaz taximi on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing C Minore taximi on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing C Hitzaz taximi on Stratos bouzouki, which had the kapaki replaced by Babis (Mar-2007)
Stathis playing Babis new bouzouki (Feb-2007)
Stathis playing Babis new bouzouki (Feb-2007)
Stathis playing Babis new bouzouki (Feb-2007)
Stathis playing Babis new bouzouki (Feb-2007)
Stoupakis playing Babis new bouzouki (Jan-2007)

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