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Who is Igor Matkovič?

At the Ljubljana Music Conservatory, where he currently works as Professor of Jazz Trumpet, he attended the department for classical and jazz music. He later continued his education at the University of Graz(Austria), where he completed his Master’s degree in 2009 under the mentorship of Professor Edvart Holntaner and alongside other trumpet players, including Stjepko GutJohn SwanaCharles Toliver, Dave Rodgers and Erik Vloemians.

He has recorded over 30 albums in collaboration with different groups across a range of genres.

He is a regular member of the European Movement Jazz Orchestra since 2008, with whom he released a record at well known label Clean Feed in 2011.

His music debut “Motion In Two Dimensions” – a duo with pianist Marko Črnčec – was released in 2010. The record presents their interpretations of well-known jazz standards.

You can follow him on: FBTwitter, YouTube & Soundcloud.

Igor Matković’s established the group “SONIC MOTION” in 2011, leading as trumpet player, composer and arranger. Besides Matković, the other group members are Robert Jukič – bass, Marko Črnčec – piano and Fender Rhodes and Vladimir Kostadinovič – drums.

This time Matković presents original music whose foundations lie within a broad
concept of jazz. Second album titled ” SONIC MOTION” was released in 2012.  You can listen to the presentation of album on national radio here.

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This is live recording of Sonic Motion concert recorded @ Jazz Festival Lent on 24.6.2013.


Igor Matković – trumpet, flugelghorn
Marko Črnčec – piano, rhodes
Robert Jukič – bas
Vladimir Kostadinović – drums