"Jazz World Quest" and "Radio Art - Greece" featured artist and co-winner of the "Dig Your Roots - Creative Jazz" cross-Canada project, Canadian Jazz Guitarist/Oudist George Koufogiannakis has been performing, producing, and touring for more than 20 years and has appeared on dozens of recordings. He is a graduate of both the Grant MacEwan and St. Francis Xavier University Jazz Music programs, and also holds a B.Ed. Degree from Dalhousie University. George has recently returned to Canada, after some time abroad in the United Kingdom, where he completed his Masters of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from Leeds College of Music, University of Leeds.
- 2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee, "World Solo Artist of the Year".
- The 9th Annual Independent Music Awards Nominee, "Jazz Album of the Year".
- 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards Nominee, "World Recording of the Year".
- 2010 International Songwriting Competition, Jazz Category Semi-Finalist.
Location: Edmonton, AB