Riot
Greatest Hits 1978-90
CD on Sony Records
Compilation album of songs
Different incarnations of the band from various albums
Role:  Guitarist

I'm proud to share that I have toured with,

 
Journey, Pat Travers, Rick Derringer, 
Neil Young,   Southside Johnny, 
David Johansson (Buster Poindexter),
Neil Smith (Alice Cooper), Mark Farner, 
Joe Walsh, Outlaws, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Rock Super Stars Volume 2
Recorded for Japan on Blue Dolphin Records
Guns and  Roses Tribute Album
Role: Lead Guitar on Mr Brownstone track 

Experience

CD's

Accomplishments

                       Influences:

Michael Schenker, Rick Derringer, 

Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather
Jeff Beck, Al  Di Meola, Alvin Lee, George Harrison, John Lennon,

Joe Satriani, & Gary Moore.

  

Rock City
Recorded in 1976 at Greene Street Recording Studios, NY, USA release in 1977 on Fire-Sign Records, Attick Records in Canada, Ariola in Europe, Victor Records in Japan
Available as an Import from Japan on CD
Available also on CD 1989 CBS
Role:  Lead Guitarist and Writer

1987 Hot Shot Movie
Featuring Pele
1)  Mario Van Peebles (Actor and Producer)
2)  Jimmy Youngs (Footloose)
3)  Penelope Ann Miller (Actress)
4)  Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue & LA Law)
5)  Billy Warlock (Baywatch)
6)  David Groh (TV show Rhoda & Mary Tyler Moore)
7)  Leon Russom (Prison Break)
Role: 
MusicDirector/Producer/Actor/Musician/Writer

L.A. Productions Recording Studio

For further information send an e-mail to LouKouvaris@gmail.com

About Me

​ Satelite:  1978
Ric Prince(Vocals)
Richie Fontana (Drums) 
*From Piper, later became Billy Squire*
Greg Baze (Bass) 
*Bass player from American Tears*
Sharon (Keys & Vocals)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)

Sweetalk:  1978-1980
Dave Cooley (Singer)
Yale Green (Bass)
John Guido (Drums)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)

Special Forces:  1980-1982
Len Campenelli (Guitar)
John Guido (Drums)
Tommy Farese (Vocals)
Trans Siberien Orchestra(West)
James Lomenzo (Original Bassist of White Lion)
Kenny Aaronson (2nd Bassist)
(Rick Derringer & Billy Squire)
Dennis Feldman (3rd Bassist)
(Michael Schenker)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)

The Hots:  1983
Ray Arias (Bass)
Joe Weitekamp (Keyboard)
Glen Marks (Drums)
Fran Graziano (Vocals)
Marcello DeGano (Guitar)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)
 
The Goodfellas:
Joe DiGilio  (Vocals)
John Congelosi (Bass)
Vinny Vicidomini (Drums)
Mike Bianco (Guitar)
Lou A Kouvaris  (Guitar)

Soul Doctor
Robert Goebel(Keys-Gits-Percussion)
Ben Rosenblatt(Piano-Keys-Vocals)
Guy Dechiero(Drums)
Ed McCormick(Bass)
Larry Entemann(Guitar)
Frank Ingraldi(Keys-Piano-Vocals)
Cyndi Hazel(Vocals)
Lou A Kouvaris(Lead Guitar-Vocals

Created four original musical albums with specific criteria with the fitness professional in mind
Role:  Producer/Writer/Musician/Recording Engineer
Recorded at LA Productions 1990-1991
President of Company

LOU A KOUVARIS

Experience

  Born on April 20, 1954 in Piraeus, Greece
  Guitarist/Writer/Composer/Recording Engineer/Producer

  Graduate of Recording Institute of America 1975

Lead Guitarist for Various local bands 1968-1974 
Lead Guitarist in Riot May 1975 to Aug1978     Formed  Sweetalk 1978 to 1980 (Producer RichardResnicoff)                                              
Recorded for Village People as Studio Guitarist  

for Jacques Morali (Can’t Stop Productions)
Formed  Special Forces 1980 to 1983
1985 Musical Director for the  Movie Hot Shot with Pele(Soccer Player) Mario Van Peebles, Jimmy Youngs(Footloose) and wrote original songs with credits
1988 Opened L.A. Production Studio to Public (Musical Recordings/Commercials/Voiceovers and Production Assistance and Arranging)
1990 created  4 Original Musical Albums for Aerobic Instructors containing specific criteria for the Fitness Industry.

Junior High
David Brown
Jeff Philips
Hal Levine
Lou Kouvaris
                  
Prism:  1968-1971
Vinny Zecca (Drums)
Clint Holmes (Bass)
Fred Giantsos (Keyboard)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)
Jeff Philips(Guitar)
Mike Bianco(Guitar)

Smoke:  1971-1973
*Two members of pop band Rites of Mercy*
Steve Fabrizio (Drums)
Peter Colon 
(Guitar and Vocals)
Mike Ward (Bass)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)
Frank Ingraldi (Keys)
Frank Sisti (Keys)

Harlequin:  1973
Mike Raffinello (Guitar)
*Became guitar player for the Good Rats*
Racco Dalto (Drummer)
Jimmy Gunnels (Bass)
Lou Loria (Vocals)

Diamond:  1973-1974
Fran Graziano (Drums)
Jimmy Luen (Guitar & Vocals)
Mike Ward (Bassist)
Michelle Bart (Singer)
Kevin Rymer (Keys)
Mark Neuman (2nd Bassist)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)
Tom Florentino (Guitar)

Faded Blue (Later became Foxx): 1974-1975
Cliff Aidala (Drums)
Richie Schultz (Guitar)
Adam Calaci (Bass)
Joe Verdichizzi (Singer)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar) 

Riot:  1975-1978
Guy Speranza (Vocals)
Jimmy Iommi (Bass)
Peter Bitelli (Drums)
Mark Reale (Guitar)
Lou Kouvaris (Guitar)