Jure Pukl (tenor saxophone)

One of the most profilic and creative saxophonists of the younger Slovene jazz generation worked with artists such as Maceo Parker, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Gilmore, Damion Reid, Aaron Goldberg, Jeremy Pelt, Jamire Williams, Johnatan Blake, Francisco Mela, and orchestras like Big Band RTV Slovenija, European Jazz Orchestra, European Movement Jazz Orchestra, Vienna Saxophone Quartet and many others. His music has won him many awards. What he creates is a unique type of modern jazz, avantgarde, free jazz and impressionistic contemporary music performed with a great deal of knowledge and love, giving prominence to the interplay between band members.Under his own name he already released 5 CD’s – the last one EARchitecture was recorded in NYC with some of the cutting edge young musicians like Marcus Gilmore, Jason Palmer, Aruan Ortiz and Rashaan Carter.