Ilios Steryannis is a jazz drummer and composer from Toronto, Canada. He is thrilled to announce the
release of his heavily anticipated second album Babylonia Suite!
Recorded in June of 2023 at the renowned Canterbury Music Company in Toronto, the album is a co
production between the leader and Juno winning bassist Henry Heillig.
Featuring ten original tracks that encompass Middle Eastern, Indo-jazz fusion, funk and hard bop styles,
along with a traditional Iraqi Jewish song written by the Al-Kuwaiti brothers of Baghdad.
This album also features Juno winning musicians Ravi Naimpally (tabla) and Sundar Viswanathan (bansuri flute). Ilios’ first album Bethany Project, released in 2018, received rave reviews and airplay all over the world.
The CD release show, featuring all 8 musicians on the album, will be Wednesday November 22nd at 8pm
at the Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON.
Release Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2023