Efthymis Tsakiris started playing the saxophone in the municipal philharmonic orchestra. He continued his studies in Athens with Aris Karantanis, David Lynch and at the Central Conservatory of K. Klavvas.
He is a graduate of the Jazz school C.I.M – PARIS (Apprenticed with J.C.Forenbach, J.P.Aupert, X.Cobo, T.Puentes) and classical saxophone.
He is a founding member of the Panhellenic Saxophone Association, the “Friends of Jazz and Creative Music” association, the big band “Magic Road” and the “Sax Voyage” saxophone quartet.
He is an active member of the music stage of Thessaloniki and curates the Philharmonic Orchestra of the municipality of Anthemounta.