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Bojan Zulfikarpasic

Born in a music loving family in Belgrade in 1968, Bojan Zulfikarpasic starts playing the piano at the age of 5. “In my country, music is a very widespread activity, and since working days finish quite early, family and friends would gather at my parent’s house as early as 3 o’clock in the afternoon to socialize and play music until late at night. I used to go to sleep listening to these Yugoslavian folksongs. Then I discovered Bach, Ravel and Debussy through my teachers, The Beatles


1988 - best young Yugoslav jazz musician 1990 - First prize for soloist La Defense, Paris 1992 - Grand prize La Défense - Paris 2002 - Django Reinhardt prize for the musician of the year 2002 - Le Chevalier de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres 2005 Hans Koller Prize - Best European jazz musician 2006 - The CD of the year (Victoires du jazz) for "Xenophonia"


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