WOODY MANN (USA)
Besides being a legend in the guitar world, American musician and composer, Woody Mann, is a charming entertainer and an excellent singer. His diverse repertoire is based on several genres of American music; from country blues to sophisticated jazz compositions. His performances are always delivered at the highest artistic standards, with special attention being given to overcome the technically demanding compositions to which Woody’s expressive style is subject. The London Times recommends not missing Woody perform because his live act is second to none.
Zoran Majstorović Trio (HR)
Zoran Majstorović - Oud, Bağlama, Guitar
Bojan Skočilić - Double bass
Robert Mikuljan - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
A prime example of instrumental ethno/world music at its finest, Zoran's sounds offer traditional and original compositions which are inspired from different parts of the world; from African music, far east music, and oriental music, to the elequent sounds of the Istrian scale.
Zoran Majstorović is a multiple award-winning musician, and is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including Damir Dičić, for the best Croatian jazz guitarist, the "Status" award for the best Croatian ethno musician, and the "Miroslav Sedak Benčić" award, which was awarded by the Croatian Society of Composers for his work on the jazz scene. He is also the winner of the Porin Discography Award and a member of the HZSU.
Pandur & Savčić Flamenco Project (SLO/HR)
(Contemporary fusion flamenco – Dance and music)
Ana Pandur – Dance and choreography
David Savčić – Flamenco guitar
Teo Mandžuka – Flamenco guitar
Slovenian choreographer and dancer, Ana Pandur, combines flamenco with contemporary performing arts seeking new approaches to her methodology. Ana combines flamenco with modern dance, theater, and music. She is the creator of numerous dance performances with an emphasis on interdisciplinary approach, flamenco, and feminism.
David Savcic is a guitarist from Rijeka, Croatia who has a long history in the London music scene. During his tenure in Great Britian, he has worked as a studio musician and taught flamenco guitar at the esteemed, Spanish Guitar Center. David regularly performs as a guitarist for the well-known violinist Vanessi Mae, and he has composed music for many documentaries and jingles, as well as recorded hundreds of pop pieces as a studio musician.
ZZ Quartet (HR/I/SK/A)
Simone Zanchini – Accordion
Ratko Zjacal – Guitar
Martin Gjakonovski – Guitar
Klemens Marktl – Drums
Diverse musical backgrounds, which include jazz, modern classical, world music, and free improvisation. They have been working on original compositions as well as crafting beautiful and haunting improvisations. Their music blurs the boundaries between notated music and free improvisation; the unique sonic landscapes that result are grounded in history, while pushing at the boundaries of modern improvised music.
Simone Zanchini is considered one of the most interesting and innovative accordion player on the international scene. Ratko Zjaca has recorded and performed with some of the most influential musicians in jazz and modern improvisation music.Klemens Marktl is professor of jazz drums at Klagenfurt conservatory.
He studied drums in Austria, The Hague, Amsterdam and New York with Carl Allen, Ralph Peterson, Greg Hutchinson, Ari Hoenig, John Riley,... among others.
Ratko Zjacal with many critically acclaimed recordings under his name he has recorded and performed with some of the most influential musicians in jazz and modern improvisation music. He is an innovative musician, who is widely recognized as a technically advanced guitarist. He is known for being a relentless individualist, which is evidenced in his improvisational style. Ratko is a highly versatile player covering many areas of music but is best known for his work in the modern jazz and improvisation idiom and released a number of albums as leader and sideman. Ratko is considered a very gifted stylist, assumes many roles in his macrocosm of music: contemporary guitarist, composer, performer etc.
Martin Gjakonovski Born in Skopje, Macedonia in a family of jazz musicians. His father was the founder and conducter of the macedonian Jazz Radio Big Band and his mother a jazz vocalist. Martin started playing classical double-bass at the age of 14, but soon his passion for jazz awoke and resulted with the founding of his first band, Trio Spato. The opening door to the international jazz scene was a jazz workshop with the Coltrane bassplayer Reggie Workman in Groznjan, Croatia (1990).
In 1991 he moved to Cologne, Germany studying jazz bass at the Music Academy of Cologne. He also learned from other great bassplayers such as Arild Andersen, John Clayton, Mike Richmond and Eddie Gomez.
Srđan Bulat (HR)
Srđan Bulat is an award-winning classical guitarist from Split, Croatia. He has won top prizes in almost all of the most prestigious international competitions for classical guitarists, including the first prize in the 2011 ‘Francisco Tarrega’ competition in Benicassim, Spain. He has also recorded a successful solo CD for Naxos which was released in September 2012. In July 2014 Srdjan graduated, with Distinction, from the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied as the recipient of the prestigious ABRSM scholarship – awarded to the best candidate in the auditions for postgraduate study programmes.
The Elsewhere (HR/I/GB)
(World music, jazz, other)
Alba Nacinovich - Vocal
Natalie Rozario - Cello
Leo Škec - Guitar
Sass Hoory - Percussion
Behind the name "the Elsewhere" lies the "London Quartet" of the well-known Rijeka duet Alba & Leo. Natalie Rozario, a vanseller of classical and modern music, has performed in this musical adventure, performing at the Sydney Opera House, West End and Jamie Cullum, and the eclectic percussionist Sass Hoory, a multi- instrumentalist, composer, Middle East music expert and founder of the London School of "The Drummer Factory". The quartet performs mostly original music, which is impossible to accommodate in just one drawer. It's a mixture of jazz and world music with a unique Alba's singer/songwriter signature.
The Stratitis Quartett
Peter Erregger: Guitar compossion
Burkhard Frauenlob: Organ, Keys
Dolf Türk: Bass
Otto Irsic: Drums
"The StratitisQuartett" is the latest band project of guitarist and composer Peter Erregger (Austria). The name refers to special playing styles/techniques used on Fender Stratocaster guitars. Their repertoire consists of original compositions in a jazz/blues style, showing country and rock music influences, as well as pieces by Stevie Wonder, Jeff Beck or Robben Ford in their own musical interpretation.
- Jurandvor, st. Lucy's complex
- 17.8.2018 (9:00 pm)
- Woody Mann (US)
- Srđan Bulat (HR)
- Hal (prom. knjige) (HR)
- Port Baška, Old Waterfront
- 18.8.2018 (9:00 pm)
- Alba & Leo Quartet (HR)
- The Stratitis Quartet (A)
- Jurandvor, st. Lucy's complex
- 19.8.2018 (9:00 pm)
- Zoran Majstorović Trio (HR)
- Pandur & Savčić Flamenco Project (HR/SLO)
- Jurandvor, st. Lucy's complex
- 20.8.2018 (9:00 pm)
- ZZ Quartet (HR/I/SK/A)
The concerts start at 9:00 pm.