Self-taught MODERN keyboardist who was simply known for his musical shorthand: a blending of jazz, traditional, soft rock and roll, and world music. Greater than a dozen of his albums had been No. 1 in the very best New Age Record category on Billboard. He established a Greek nationwide record within the 50-meter freestyle swim when he was 14. His debut studio room album “Optimystique” fell in 1984. This is accompanied by “Tips to Creativity” in 1986. His music was typically known as MODERN, but he chosen for it to become called modern instrumental. H was created Yiannis Chryssomallis. He dated celebrity Linda Evans from 1989 until 1998. His music group within the 1980s included drummer Charlie Adams and pianist and vocalist John Tesh.