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SAMO ŠALAMON is “one of the most talented and interesting young guitarists and composers to emerge on today's jazz scene” (AllAboutJazz), being selected by the magazine Guitar Player as one of the hottest 10 new guitarists in the world. So far he has composed more than 280 compositions and recorded 31 albums as a leader for labels Clean Feed Records (Portugal), Fresh Sound New Talent (Spain), NotTwo Records (Poland), Splasch Records (Italy), Steeplechase Records (Denmark), Sanje Recordings (Slovenia), Klopotec (Slovenia) and Goga Records (Slovenia). So far he has played, cooperated, toured and recorded with many great international players like Howard Levy, Paul McCandless, John Hollenbeck, Mark Turner, Michel Godard, Drew Gress, Tony Malaby, Mark Helias, Tom Rainey, Tim Berne, Donny McCaslin, David Binney, Josh Roseman, Gerald Cleaver, John Hebert, Julian Arguelles, Dominique Pifarely, Carlo DeRosa, Tyshawn Sorey, Bruno Chevillon, Stefano Battaglia, Christian Lillinger, Pascal Niggenkemper, Matt Brewer, Loren Stillman, John O'Gallagher, Mikkel Ploug, Manu Codjia, Alex Machacek, Sabir Mateen, Szilard Mezei, Kariem Riggins, Luciano Biondini, Lester St. Louis, Jim Mullen, Dejan Terzic, Rudi Mahall, Fareed Haque, Hasse Poulsen, Kalle Kalima, Cenk Erdogan, Jacob Young, Christy Doran, Ronny Graupe, Susanna Risberg, Emanuele Parrini, Vasco Trilla, Marco Colonna, Don Falzone, Rudy Linka, Tim Brady, Paolino Dalla Porta, Ares Tavolazzi, Roberto Dani, Wilbert De Joode, Joris Teepe, Bruno Cesselli, Zlatko Kaucic, Salvatore Maiore, Kyle Gregory, Emanuele Cisi, Gianluca Petrella, Achille Succi, Steve Altenberg, Yayoi Ikawa, Kruno Levacic, Igor Lumpert, Andrea Allione, Axel Dörner, Uli Jennesen, Loris Bertot, Nicolas Muresu, Jan Rhoder, Danilo Gallo, Dejan Pecenko, Alex Deutsch, Luigi Mosso, Aya Shimura, Giorgio Pacorig, Vasko Atanasovski, Jure Pukl, Nino Mureskic, Boštjan Gombač, Igor Matkovic, Bojan Krhlanko and others.

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»Samo Salamon is a creative pearl and one of the most challenging creative players of the new jazz scene, who is constantly opening the doors of development with his his research-like passion to the jazz culture!« (Aleš Podbrežnik, Rockline, Slovenia, December 2017)

»Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon holds a unique position in the world of jazz. Recognized as a top-level guitarist, composer and improvisor!« (Dragutin Matoševič, Barikada, Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 2017)

»On The Colours Suite, Salo Salamon and Co. have assembled a document which is both exciting and multi-faceted

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Primary Instrument

Guitar, electric

Willing to teach

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Credentials/Background

Music school in Maribor, Slovenia http://www.taktars.si

Tim Berne
saxophone, alto
Ornette Coleman
saxophone, alto
Bill Frisell
guitar, electric
Ben Monder
guitar

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Albums

Common Flow

Samo Records
2020

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Rare Ebb

Samo Records
2020

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Almost Alone Vol 1

Samo Records
2020

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Free Sessions, Vol....

Klopotec Records
2019

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Swirling Blind...

Klopotec Records
2019

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Peaks of Light

Samo Records
2018

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Nantucket

From: Little River
By Samo Salamon

Ice Storm

From: Stretching Out
By Samo Salamon

Ducks On Ice

From: Eleven Stories
By Samo Salamon

Blistering

From: Duality
By Samo Salamon

Lastovo

From: Almost Almond
By Samo Salamon

Miss Sarcasm

From: Live!
By Samo Salamon

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