Jure Pukl One of the most profilic and creative saxophonists of the younger Slovene jazz generation, Pukl obtained university education abroad. Having completed music high school in Slovenia, he studied classical saxophone at the Vienna Music Academy, and jazz saxophone in Vienna as well as at the Haag Conservatory of Music
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“In art, the past serves as a reminder to present generations concerning
verities that go beyond time and place, in this case musical truths that are
universal and eternal. Passion, energy, sincerity are virtues we hear in the
music of masters, alongside the specifics of musicianship. Already as a young
artist, Jure Pukl has absorbed these aspects as well as the language of the
“avantgarde” movement that began in earnest in the mid 1960’s in Europe
and America. He has conceived the music with artists who understand the
roots of this style. When a young musician looks back to the legacy, absorbs
the salient points and places them in a contemporary context, you have a
quality statement that will be rewarding to listener and musicians alike far
into the future
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