Saxophonist, Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Jazz Studies Dimos Dimitriadis studied in the USA next to iconic jazz musicians and prominent jazz educators and worked as a freelance musician performing next to some of the leading jazz musicians from the US, Europe, Scandinavia, Brazil and South Africa. Dimitriadis is regarded as a key figure in musical education in Greece. He is the founder and head of the unique and highly successful Jazz Studies Program at the Ionian University in Corfu, where he holds the first academic position given to a jazz musician in this country. Dimitriadis has organized literally hundreds of concerts and seminars in Greece, serves on international accreditation boards for Jazz programs, supervises international jazz meetings around the world and serves as secretary of the International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ). He is also an active jazz musician with concerts and recordings, and a frequent guest-professor in music institutions around the world. In 2007 he was awarded a Fulbright Artist/Scholar Grant. He has been selected twice by Japan’s Inamori Foundation as a nominator for the Kyoto Prize in Music, in 2013 and 2016.