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Jure Pukl

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. Jure then won a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, where he pursued his studies with masters such as Joe Lovano, George Garzone, Dave Santoro, Greg Hopkins and Ed Tomassi. He completed his masters degree in music at the Graz Academy of Music. Throughout his studies Pukl performed and recorded extensively, being engaged in his own projects, as well as working with a number of Slovene and foreign jazzmen, such as Maceo Parker, Esperanza Spalding, Aaron Goldberg, Jeremy Pelt, Jamire Williams, Howard Curtis, Renato Chicco, Bosko Petrovic, Johnatan Blake, Francisco Mela, Miles Griffith, Aruan Ortiz, Mike Janisch and orchestras like Big Band RTV Slovenija, European Jazz Orchestra, European Movement Jazz Orchestra, Vienna Saxophone Quartet, NouveleCousine, Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, Studio Dan and many others

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Reviews “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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