Yanni opened his eyes into this world on the 14th of November in the year 1954 in Kalamata that is situated in Greece. By profession he is a self-taught pianist and a renowned keyboardist who has also successfully tried his hand in the field of composition as well. Yanni had departed from his homeland when he had yet been only a teenager. In fact to be precise he had just been eighteen years of age. This departure had been owing to his admission and attendance in the University of Minnesota.
After he had received his bachelor’s degree in the subject of psychology he had a change of mind and instead of pursuing his bachelors he chose to seek a career in music. Hence he trained himself and has no formal training to his credit. Although he does have the experience of playing keyboards in some local music bands like the “Chameleon.” Then he relocated to California with the goal of pursuing a career in movie soundtrack work.
Finally in the year 1987 he established a music band. The other band members in the band were John Tesh and his long-time acquaintance Charlie Adams. After this he started to tour in order for the promotion of one of his initial instrumental albums titled “Keys to Imagination”, the popular “Out of Silence” and last but not the least Chameleon Days.