Cene Resnik, saxophones
Giorgio Pacorig, Rhodes piano, effects
Urban Kušar, drums
Acamar is an international band that plays original jazz and improvised music, occasionally they spice up their concerts with an evergreen jazz melody. The members of the band are extremely creative musicians with years of experience. Their music and way of performing is reminiscent of spontaneous play, which with its freshness invites the audience into a creative sound stream. The trio will record original music with a fourth member of the band, a double bass player, in the autumn.
Cene Resnik is a saxophonist, composer, and one of the most prominent representatives of the middle generation of the Slovenian jazz musicians. He completed his jazz saxophone studies in Klagenfurt, then regularly visited New York, where he became acquainted with the jazz scene and gained stage experience. He has documented many of his projects, and both domestic and international music labels have released the recordings. He collaborates with a wide variety of musicians from all around the world.
Giorgio Pacorig is a pianist and composer. While studying classical piano, he also devoted himself to jazz and improvised music. He participated at the 1991 Siena Jazz Summer Seminar, where he studied with Franco D’Andrea and Enrico Pierannunza, and in a workshop led by Muhal Richard Abrams and Roscoe Mitchell in Trento in 1993. In 1992 he enrolled at the Giuseppe Tartini Conservatory of Music in Trieste and in 1996 graduated with a degree in piano under Professor Massimo Gon. He has played and recorded with many acclaimed musicians.
Percussionist Urban Kušar comes from the school of Zlatko Kaučič. He began his musical education by playing the alto saxophone, but after a few years, he decided to play the percussion. He has been gaining experience in improvisation, jazz, rock, and African rhythms. He collaborates with many different bands and with a variety of musicians at home and abroad.
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