Boomer & Carton: Yanni — Enough Said
Legendary Greek musician extraordinaire Yanni stopped by the Allstate Studio Wednesday morning to chat with Boomer and Craig about his career (which began back in 1980), his life (which began in 1954), and to reveal, of course, what he’s benchin’.
Safe to say Yanni — whose real name is Yiammis Chryssomallis — enjoyed his visit.
We heard about his friendship with Jim ‘Hello Friends’ Nantz; why at the age of 59 he is still touring and loving it; admits to being an absentee ‘father’ to his pet panda bear; critiques some ‘Boom Jovi’; gets a good laugh from Boomer’s honest ‘skin flute’ mistake; and despite not bench pressing is quite proficient at performing an abundant amount of push-ups.
You can see Yanni do his thing tomorrow night in Brooklyn at Barclay’s Center, where he will be performing…