YIANNIS KATEVAS was born and raised in Northern Greece. He began his professional career at the young age of 16 as vocalist and lead guitarist of the pop group “The Beatniks”. Some time later in the Folk genre, Yiannis was mentored by the renowned composer Giorgos Mitsakis who ushered him threw the doors of the guarded music industry and wrote his first 2 songs for Columbia Records.
Since that time he has released sixteen full length albums, many of which have gone gold. Giving us hit singles such as:
Ta Giasemakia sou – Na m’ Agapas Tora – An Mou Harisoun – Ehis Niata – Kati Parapano – Pios – Ne gia Sena Ne – Zoi mou Eine – Gia sou Ellada – and too many more to mention.
Yiannis has always been “the complete artist”. Apart from singing he also plays guitar and has written the majority of the music in his recordings. He has collaborated with many other singers of his stature such as, Bithikotsis, Dionyssiou and Parios (to mention just a few) and has performed in the major venues of Athens, Thessaloniki and the rest of Greece with overwhelming success.
Τον Γιάννη Κατέβα τον «γνώρισα» στην ηλικία των τριών ετών, μέσα από μια κασέτα που είχαμε στο αυτοκίνητο κι έπαιζε συνεχώς. Ήτανε τα τραγούδια του άλμπουμ «Κάτι παραπάνω» και το «Ποιος», το «Πολλά τα λάθη σου», το «Ντρίγκι-ντρίγκι» και τα υπόλοιπα,...