Altstadtzauber 2013

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Vid Jamnik-Quartett




20:00 - 21:30
Bühne 5 - Arthur-Lemisch-Platz

Vid Jamnik-Quartett


        Vid Jamnik  
        + 38 - 6 40 814 678

          THE BAND
           Vid Jamnik – vibraphone
          Stane Hebar – guitar
          Herman Luka Gaiser – double bass
          Bojan Krhlanko – drums


The leader of the band is a young Slovenian vibraphone player - Vid Jamnik, whose work is enthralling audiences far outside the borders of Slovenia as well, and who belongs to the most talented young musicians in this part of Europe. Despite his young career, he has already played with many illustrious names of jazz. The band was formed by expanding the Vid Jamnik Trio, which was joined by an excellent Austrian drummer Bernd Reiter, a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. Vid, Stane and Luka are graduates of the Carinthian State Conservatory in Klagenfurt, where the trio was also first formed. For this occasion the drummer’s chair is going to be occupied by Bojan Krhlanko, also a graduate of the Carinthian State Conservatory.

Vid Jamnik Quartet has already played many concerts (among others also on the Lent festival in Maribor, Slovenia and in Royal Garden Jazz Club in Graz, Austria), made a recording for the Slovenian National Television's programme called »Slovenian jazz scene« and recorded a CD coming out later this year. The group plays jazz standards and originals as well as own compositions of its members.


Vid Jamnik
was born in Slovenj Gradec (Slovenia) on the 17th of August 1993. He made his first official musical steps in music school in Ravne na Koroškem with his professor Davorin Jevšnikar in 2001. There he learned percussion with a great pleasure. In August 2005 he visited summer jazz school in Grožnjan (Croatia), where he met his dear friend and mentor Boško Petrović. Since then vibraphone is his favourite instrument and jazz his favourite music. He mostly plays jazz but he likes classical music, too. In June 2007 he won 1st place on Euritmia international young musicians’ competition in Udine (Italy). He has already played with many big bands, groups and other renowned musicians including Jimmy Cobb, Boško Petrović Trio, Georgie Fame, Stefan Milenkovich, Simone Zanchini, David Gazarov, Gianni Basso, Howard Curtis, Dusko Goykovich, Rob Bargad, Arthur Lipner … He also took private lessons and a Berkleemusic online course with Gary Burton and participated on many workshops led by famous musicians such as David Friedman, Dave Samuels, Lewis Nash, Nebojša Jovan Živković …
In 2007 he finished his primary music school education in Slovenia and in 2012 he graduated from the Jazz department of Musical Conservatory in Klagenfurt (Austria).
In 2011/2012 he made a five-month Erasmus student exchange on the Jazz Institut Berlin with professor David Friedman.

He is a member of many different groups at the moment: Vid Jamnik Quartet, Jazz Continuo, Aleš Rendla Sextet, Benny Hrdina’s Big Organ 5, Stick Control, Vid Jamnik 4, ZKM Group and Austrian-Slovenian jazz project.

Stane Hebar graduated in jazz guitar in the class of Prof. Agostino Di Giorgio at the music conservatory in Klagenfurt (Austria). He now continues his education at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with the Jazz master program. He was musically active since his first steps playing accordion, piano and singing in several choirs. Shortly after he took up the guitar, he was introduced to jazz by guitarist Samo Šalamon.
He played with many well-known musicians, like Renato Chicco, Tonč Feinig, Marko Črnčec, Jure Pukl, Mojmir Wolf, Ratko Divjak, Tadej Kampl, Tomaž Gajšt, Miha Gyorek and many others.
He has attended many workshops led by internationally recognizable musicians, such as Barry Harris, Reggie Workman, Archie Shepp, Jimmy Cobb, Don Menza, Brad Shepik, Adam Nussbaum, Igor Bezget, Jack Walrath, Vincent Herring, Jim Snidero, Mario Gonzi, Pasquale Grasso.
Currently he is teaching jazz guitar at the jazz department of music school Karol Pahor in Ptuj, Slovenia and is an a member of several bands: Stane Hebar Quartet, Swing 4 live, Generations band, Zbijazz band, Alone2gether …

Luka Herman Gaiser was born on the 3rd of June 1983 in Ptuj (Slovenia). He is a student of the Jazz department of Musical Conservatory in Klagenfurt (Austria), where he graduated in jazz bass in 2010 and now continues with the direction of instrumental pedagogic (IGP).
His musical journey began in his late teenage years - first as an e-bass player in rock bands Popcorn, Traffic Jam and others. He took his first jazz lessons with jazz guitarist Samo Šalamon and after one year with him he successfully passed the entrance exams at the Klagenfurt Conservatory, where he started with double bass, which he began devoting to more and more.
In the past he played with many different groups and musicians, such as Wellblott (rock), Siti Hlapci (reggae), Essaouira project (ethno), Samo Šalamon (jazz guitar), Igor Bezget (jazz guitar), Goran Alachki (accordion), Jen Paches (songwriter), Marko Grobler (songwriter), Big Band Ptuj, Marko Hatlak (accordion), Martin Belič (flute), Rob Bargad (piano), Sigrid Gerger (voice). He has also collaborated with many musical projects, like Petra Genetrix (musical-theatre), Arebeskas (musical-dance), Hair (musical) … Today, he regularly plays in jazz bands (Kontraglas, Vid Jamnik Quartet) and other groups (string duo New Paris, vocal group Voxarsana, pop band of singer Bilbi, pop band Black Coffee …).
Since 2007 he is an e-bass teacher at the center of free time activities (CID) Ptuj and since 2010 a jazz double bass teacher at the music school Ptuj.

Bojan Krhlanko started playing drums in local rock, punk and pop bands when he was 13 years old.
By the age of he has already started performing around the Europe with a percussion group called The Stroj.
While being a member The Stroj, he performed England, Slovakia, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Estonia, Singapore, Croatia ...
At the age of 19 he decided to be a professional musician, so he entered the Kaerntner Landeskonservatorium Klagenfurt in Austria.
His teachers were Erich Bachtraegl and Klemens Marktl.
While studying, he has played with many jazz bands and famous Slovenian artists.
In the year 2012 he finished his jazz studies. he is working as a drum teacher in Slovenian music school in Carinthia (A) and in secondary music schools in Celje and Ptuj (Slo).
He is a member of many bands, such as: Litošt, StrojMachine, Robert Ožinger quartet, Bug, Mak, Flight/Fight/Freeze.

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