MARKO CHURNCHETZ TRIO feat. JONATHAN HOARD
MARKO CHURNCHETZ: piano, Fender Rhodes
AMEEN SALEEM: doublebass
KWEKU SUMBRY: drums
JONATHAN HOARD: vocals
Marko Churnchetz is one of Slovenia's most heralded contemporary musicians and renowned exports, based in New York City. He has been present in the international jazz scene over 10 years now. He has released five critically acclaimed albums as a leader. One of those, Devotion (Whirlwind Recordings, 2014), was selected among 20 Best recordings of 2014 by All About Jazz in the company of great artists, such as Brian Blade, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tigran Hamasyan, Jason Moran and others.
He has been recording and performing in the last 10 years with well known names in the NY jazz scene, among others Mike Moreno, Seamus Blake, Marcus Gilmore, Rez Abbasi, Mark Shim, Alex Sipiagin, Joe Locke, and many others.
On this European Tour he is presenting his new trio album with his collegues Ameen Saleem on doublebass, Kweku Sumbry on drums and special guest, amazing vocalist Jonathan Hoard.
"Churnchetz's compositions are beautifully played by the ensemble as a whole, and he's an exquisite-sounding whom I suspect would be quite something to hear live." Jazz Journal
"A possessor of dazzling technique, in terms of speed, accuracy and the ability to turn a phrase into a big run." Marlbank