Kostas Pavlidis is one of Greece’s most important young gypsy musicians. He was born in Athens, 1974. He expressed a certain passion for music and singing even from his early years. His first appearance on stage was at his 12. He had the great luck to participate in Menelaos Karamaggiolis’ film “ROM” and he also sung the main themes of the movie composed by Nikos Kypourgos.
He signed his first contract for a recording at his 15 years under Manos Hadjidakis’ label Sirios. He participated in numerous concerts and recorded with many important Greek artists of the period. One of the most important releases that he participated in was a collective album entitled “Songs of Greece's Gypsies” (recorded live) with an οverwhelming interpretation of the gypsy song “Jastar amenge dur”.