We continue TOP5 series with Slovenian trumpeter 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 Gut, John Swana, Charles 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
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
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.
First single from the album, song Intuition
He is also member and author in group Xequtifz .
Follow him on Twitter & his YouTube Channel, Soundcloud.
Here is his TOP5 selection:
Miles Davis – Someday My Prince Will Come
Roisin Murphy – Sow into you
Jon Hassell – Amsterdam Blue
Nicholas Payton – The Backwards step
Jazzanova with Paul Randolph – Let me show ya