Acclaimed Slovenian jazz saxophonist and composer Jure Pukl, according to the Guardian “a rising star of a creative new generation that is energetically driving the music on into its second century”, who has collaborate with Esperanza Spalding, Maceo Parker and Dave Liebman, among others, will present his excellent new eleventh album Broken Circles with a fresh new ensemble in Šiška.
One of the most prominent Slovenian jazz musicians abroad, New-York-based saxophonist Jure Pukl, is expressing empathy and respect with regards to contemporary socio-political changers and currents on his new album. “The music I make is evolving – here, I distanced myself from the piano, added a vibraphone and a guitar, and took the time to focus on compositional/arrangement aspects, in addition to improvisation, of course. I can see that I’m not evolving just in the jazz sense, but that there’s influence from my classical studies and obviously the other music I listen to, as well,” he explains.
Pukl, who studied abroad and received the Prešeren Fund award in 2016, has played with stars such as Dave Liebman, Branford Marsalis, Esperanza Spalding, George Lewis, Maceo Parker, Vijay Iyer, Jeff Tain Watts and many others throughout his career, writing the new album Broken Circles with a fresh eponymous quintet. After playing the new material at famed New York venues such as Smalls, Fat Cat and The Jazz Gallery, he’ll present his modern interpretations of jazz in March in Šiška with a four-piece ensemble (Jure Pukl on tenor saxophone,Joel Ross on vibraphone, Joe Sanders on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums).
Tickets on sale online and at Eventim outlets.
Organisation: Kino Šiška.