Emil Spanyi (Hungary) – piano, theory, harmony

Pianist, composer, arranger, teacher. Professor of piano, jazz composition & arrangement in the Paris Conservatory (France) and in the Lausanne Conservatory (Switzerland) in Bachelor and Master programs. Studied the piano and classical composition at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest (Hungary) and in Austria at the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria) and at the Conservatoire National Superieur de la Music et de la Danse in Paris. He has been playing with many worldwide known jazz musicians, such as Ray Brown, Clark Terry, Randy Brecker, Al Jarreau, Philip Chaterine, Ed Thigpen and others. 


Christophe Bras (France) – drums, rhythm and reading

Is highly prized French drummer. He is a studio and concert musician known by his excellent groove and technique. He is also known as one of the best drummers of the so called Brazilian scene in France. He plays with many musicians, such as Babx, Marcio Faraco, Marcia Maria, Raoul de Souza, Catia Werneck, Marcello Ferreira, Georges Moustaki…

Adam Klemm, (Slovenia) – saxophone, flute, clarinet

Adam Klemm (1976, Novi Sad, Serbia), saxophone player. After he finished the music high school in Novi Sad, he went to study on the Music and Art University in Graz, Austria and got a master degree in jazz saxophone. During the studies in Graz he got a scholarship from the Austrian ministry of culture and studied on the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. He studied with: Nikola Srdić, Pete Đuro, Vastag István, Papp József, Tűzkő Csaba, Karlheinz Miklin, Heinrich von Kalnein, Eero Koivistoinen, Jari Perkiomäki, Manuel Dunkel, Jasper Blom, Saša Nestorović and others.

Adam played with different bands in: Finland, Sweden, Poland, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Egypt, and Italy.

Currently, Adam is based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a regular member of the RTV Slovenija Big Band, teaches saxophone and clarinet, playing with different small bands and he is one of the program managers on the Novi Sad Jazz Festival. He’s first CD „Hot Coolen“ (Sensor Records) is published in fall 2007. From 2008 on, Adam endorses P.Mauriat saxophones.

Ines Reiger (Austria) – vocal

Having studied jazz at the Vienna Conservatorium as well as completing studies in Theatre, music, acting and education Ines knows the importance of getting qualified instructions to bring one’s talents to the next level. Her international teaching experience as well as her jazz know-how and great personality makes her a perfect addition to this year’s amazing group of professionals. Ines entertains audiences throughout Europe performing with such great names as Peter Herbolzheimer (WDR Big Band), Bill Dobbins, Heinz von Hermann, Richard Oesterreicher, Wayne Darling and The Real Group.

Matjaž Mikuletič (Slovenia) – trombone

He is a member of Big Band RTV Slovenia, soloist, composer, arranger and studio musician. Matjaž Mikuletič has finished the studies of the jazz trombone at the Kunstuniversitaet in Graz. He performs with many international bands: EBU Big Band, Tentet Mirokado, Ocho Rios, Ten directions, Boško Petrović tentet.

Primož Grašič (Slovenia) – guitar

Internationally known guitarist, composer, arranger and producer. He has played and recorded with many international jazz stars: Philip Chaterine, N.H.O. Pedersen, Toots Thielemans, Jimmy Woode, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Martin Drew, Clark Terry, Steve Swallow, Dennis McCrell, Alvin Queen…

Dominik Krajnčan (Slovenia) – trumpet

Internationally known trumpet soloist, solo trumpeter of the Big Band RTV Slovenia. He was performing with many well known jazz musicians: N.H.O. Pedersen, Renato Chicco, Duško Gojković, Martin Drew….


Aleš Avbelj (Slovenia) – bass

Leading Slovenian bassist, member of BigBand RTV Slovenia. He was playing with many jazz musicians: Petar Ugrin, Renato Chicco, James Morrison, Lee Harper, Duško Gojković, Gregory Hutchinson, Ed Neumaister…

Georgie Fame (Great Britain) – show business

He is a British rhythm and blues and jazz singer and keyboard player. The one-time rock and roll tour musician, who had a string of 1960s hits, is still a popular performer, often working with contemporaries such as Van Morrison and Bill Wyman. He has also worked with Count Basie, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Joan Armatrading and The Verve.




David Gazarov (Germany) – master class for piano, theory, harmony

As classical and «crossover» pianist David Gazarov combines elements from different musical eras. His carier as a pianist, composer and arranger is celebrated with the numerous solo concerts. As a classical, jazz and cross-over pianist David Gazarov appeared on numerous stages such as Semper Opera in Dresden, Congress hall in Graz, Hercules Sal & Gasteig in München, Concert hall Chaykovsky in Moscow, Kammerkonzertsaal of the Berlin filharmonic, NDR Sendesaal in Hannover, St.Michaelis Kirche in Hamburg, Mozart Musikfestspiele in Würzburg, Wagner-Festspiele in Bayreuth. He was performing and recording with wide known jazz musicians such as: N. H.Ø. Pedersen, Martin Drew, Jimmy Woode, Johnny Griffin, Alvin Queen, Jiggs Whigham, Chuck Israels, Bill Goodwin, Buddy De Franco, James Morrison, Bobby Durham, Jonny Griffin, Boško Petrović. He recorded twelve solo albums and participated with other musicians in a number of others, working with record companies such as: “SONY MUSIC“ International; “DENON” International, EMS Music and Records International.


Ulf Sandström (Švedska) - stage magic, music neurology

Like an incredible dinner served at a 5 star restaurant the keys to magic on stage can be
broken down into skills, techniques, neurology and mental preparation. For the professional
artist connecting with the other musicians and the audience is a matter of experience
and training, not luck. Ulf has used music and self-regulation techniques to help survivors of
the genocide in Rwanda, liberated child soldiers and refugees from the Syrian war. He is not
only international boogie-woogie artist but also a trauma expert who has received the ACEP
Humanitarian Award for this work together with his colleague Gunilla Hamne.

Workshop will be taking place from 22nd to 24th of August.

Ulf Sandström web.


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