Rale Micic is one of the most successful and critically acclaimed jazz musicians to emerge from Serbia. Audiences throughout the world have been captivated by Micic’s mesmerizing music, exploring interaction between his Serbian musical roots and his extensive knowledge of jazz.
With three albums‘released on CTA Records, Rale Micic created cult-like following among music fans with his mix of jazz and haunting melodies from the Balkans. On his second release entitled Serbia, Micic establishes himself as one of the most inventive voices on the music scene today, featuring renowned Grammy-nominated trumpet player Tom Harrell, and was called “mellow, tight and tasteful” by Downbeat. His trio album, symbolically titled “3”, is an entrancing trio record described as “ a groove heavy record… pure listening pleasure”.
On his new album entitled Night Music (Whaling City Sound) , Rale looks closer to home for his inspiration. It features all new music, a modern day re-imaging of Bela Bartok’s idea of night music and what it would sound like in the city today.
Rale Micic has been featured in numerous publications including Downbeat, JazzTimes, LA Times, San Diego Tribune, Boston Globe, etc. He has performed at prominent jazz clubs and music festivals in US and Europe including Village Vanguard, Catalina Jazz Club, Blues Alley,, Scullers Jazz Club, Dizzy’s, Smalls, San Jose Jazz Festival, Hartford International Jazz Festival, etc.
As a sideman, Micic has worked with the jazz artists such as Tom Harrell, Don Friedman, Eric Alexander, Jason and Delfayo Marsalis, etc. He is a member of Tom Harrell Chamber Ensemble and is featured on critically acclaimed release First Impression (2015 High Note). Rale Micic plays Sadowsky guitars and D’Addario strings.
April 13, 2021
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November 14, 2011
Rale Micic "Serbology" Jazz Music Video Now Available
December 17, 2010
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December 16, 2010
Rale Micic Charts New Ground with Crowdfunding
June 08, 2010
Rale Micic to Perform at 2010 JJA Jazz Awards
March 12, 2010
Rale Micic's Album "3" Available Now
January 19, 2010
CTA Records Announces a New Album by Guitarist Rale Micic Entitled "3"
January 06, 2009
Rale Micic Trio at Cornelia Street Cafe
July 28, 2006
Rale Micic / Tom Harrell Tour Dates in California
June 06, 2006
Rale Micic Quartet at Night and Day June 9
“Micic is bringing an intriguing new perspective to the jazz
guitar.” LA TIMES
“One of the most interesting young guitarists on the New York
City scene"" ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"Micic summons up dulcet tones and delightful lyricism on
originals which blends jazz with Balkan melodies and
rhythms." JAZZ TIMES
"Micic is the cool cat, and Serbia is mellow, tight and tasteful, .
Micic is a subtle, intelligent player who echoes the likes of Jim
“Micic’s technique, lyricism, mature compositions and modern
flair make the distinguished Serbia one to track down.”
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