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Vasko Atanasovski

VASKO ATANASOVSKI (soprano, alto & baritone saxophone, flute, bansoori, recorders)

Saxophonist and flutist Vasko Atanasovski is one of the most creative and versatile Slovenian composers and musicians, well known for his cross-genre collaborations with world famous jazz, rock, classical, traditional musicians and his masterful approach to all styles of music. Up to this date he has released 10 highly acclaimed albums, received numerous awards as well as earned audience and critics’compliments for his performances and compositions home and abroad. He is a regular guest on the European festival and concert circuit and has also performed in India, China and New York. His original compositions have also found a way into the world of theatre, dance and puppet shows, repertoires of eminent soloists, orchestras, ensembles and choirs.

Selected music collaborations: Marc Ribot (USA), Michel Godard (F), Living Colour (USA), Hindi Zahra (F), Simone Zanchini (I), Glen Velez (USA), Greg Cohen (USA), Tamara Obrovac (Cro), Roberto Bartoli (I),Zoltan Lantos (H), Bratko Bibič, Xu Fengxia (China), Wilbert de Joode (HOL), Krunoslav Levačić (Cro), Ewald Oberleitner(A), Karmina Šilec & Carmina Slovenica, Festine Orchestra, Zlatko Kaučič, Žiga Golob (SLO), Dragan Dautovski (Mk),Damir Imamović (BIH)... And with choreographers and directors: Miha Golob, Vito Taufer, Brane Potocan, Jernej Lorenci, Mojca Horvat, Jasna Knez, Matevz Gregoric, Peter Bostjancic...

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»Jim Morrison with a saxophone!« ...»Here is why “Come To Me” album is the unquestionable candidate for the Domestic album of the year: Because it has - simply put - everything. Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. There's no way you'd be bored by it. Ten carefully crafted arrangements that sound simple yet, when performed live, it can be seen from the moon how gifted Lapanja, Stanić and Atanasovski are. They are one of the best things this country has to offer. Even with such humorous lead vocals. It is almost impossible to find a thing Slovenian sounding more representatively mixed and east-west-international

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