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Samo Salamon

Electric powered guitarist Samo Salamon is normally a indigenous of Slovenia, among few jazz musicians to hail from that country in southern Central Europe. Blessed Sept 10, 1978, he began monitoring classical electric guitar in his hometown of Maribor, and began with jazz research on the jazz conservatory in Klagenfurt. Through the wintertime of 2000 he had taken lessons in THE UNITED STATES with obviously his biggest impact, John Scofield. He in addition has examined with Rudy Linka, Tim Brady, and Andrea Allione. Furthermore to Scofield, his biggest early affects were Costs Frisell, Pat Metheny, John Abercrombie, Ornette Coleman, and Steve Lacy, aswell as poets Langston Hughes and Robert Creeley and composers Béla Bartók, Olivier Messiaen, and Witold Lutoslawski. Another four years noticed Salamon honing his build using the Ansasa Trio. Asserting himself like a leader after that, he created a quartet with Achille Succi, Salvatore Maiore, and Zlatko Kaucic, playing around Europe. Planing a trip to the U.S. in 2004 on his second trip stateside, he linked to Tony Malaby, Tag Helias, Tom Rainey, Josh Roseman, and Gerald Cleaver. American saxophonist Dave Binney and trumpeter Kyle Gregory joined up with Salamon’s band, extended to a sextet, as do Paolino Dalla Porta. Additional prominent jazz players with whom he offers distributed the bandstand or documenting studio consist of Paul McCandless, Tag Turner, Drew Gress, Julian Arguelles, Donny McCaslin, John Hebert, Tyshawn Sorey, Karriem Riggins, Fareed Haque, Roberto Dani, Michel Godard, Joris Teepe, and several fellow Slovenians. Salamon can be inspired by modern peers Ben Monder, Greg Osby and Steve Coleman. He prospects different little- to mid-sized combos, is definitely a member from the Mamasaal Quartet as well as the SGR Trio, and offers recorded for the new Sound/New Talent and Splasc(h) brands.

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