Alexis was born in Ptolemaida, a town in northern Greece, in 1989. He began his first drums lessons at the age of 16 with his teacher Fotis Vakouftsis. A year later, in 2006, he was attending private drums lessons on the side of Kostas Pagonidis. In 2007 until 2011, he attended the jazz department of the Contemporary Conservatory in Thessaloniki, with the guidance of the same teacher. During the course of study, he began to appear in various music stages, bars, festivals with various types of ensembles, as well as several kinds of recordings, in digital or physical form.

In 2010, he made his initial attempt as a drum teacher in Thessaloniki, whist at the same time he took over the drum department at the “Idiomelo” Conservatory in his own hometown.