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Alexander Zonjic

Alexander Zonjic’s musical life is proof that one’s true destiny isn’t always revealed the minute a youngster picks up his first instrument. Growing up in Windsor, Ontario and excited by all the music of the British invasion, he launched his guitar dreams at age nine and was playing lead guitar in an R&B band in high school. The story goes that at age 21, when Zonjic was home on hiatus from a rock tour, a stranger on the street who had seen him play guitar offered him a flute ? most likely stolen ? for 50 dollars. Zonjic got it for nine. “I liked how it looked in the case,” Zonjic recalls

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Alexander Zonjic & Friends At Middle C Jazz

Read "Alexander Zonjic & Friends At Middle C Jazz" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Alexander Zonjic & Friends Middle C Jazz Charlotte, NC December 21, 2019 Flutist Alexander Zonjic was born in Canada, but has made his home in jny: Detroit for many years. As he was tuning his guitar onstage he chatted with audience members from Windsor (there were several), and from Detroit (lots ...

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Mark Weinstein: Timbasa

Read "Timbasa" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins


First came the transition from trombonist to flutist. Then came the transition to Latin jazz. For Mark Weinstein, a confluence of worlds has become modus operandi. Brooklyn-born Weinstein's experience has included a fusion of post-bebop music with traditional Afro-Cuban drumming. As a trombonist, he worked with Chick Corea, Cal Tjader, Tito Puente, Maynard Ferguson, ...

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Doin' the D

Label: Heads Up International
Released: 2009
Track listing: Top Down; From A to Z, Little Sunflower; Passion Island; Tourista, Undun; Doin

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Alexander Zonjic: Doin' the D

Read "Doin' the D" reviewed by Jeff Winbush


Last year it had the highest murder rate in America. The mayor resigned in disgrace following a sex scandal and went to prison. Its football team won all its games in the preseason and went on to lose every game in the regular season. That's how things went for the city of Detroit last year and ...

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Seldom Blues

Label: Heads Up International
Released: 2005
Track listing: Leave It With Me, Seldom Blue, AZ Does It, Isabela, People Make the World Go Round, Spill the Wine, Sweat, Under the Moon and Over the Sky, Quantum, Britters

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Alexander Zonjic: Seldom Blues

Read "Seldom Blues" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins


Alexander Zonjic is a fine flutist who typically surrounds himself with top-notch talent. His latest recording, Seldom Blues , is no exception. It features brothers Kirk and Kevin Whalum, Angela Bofill and Earl Klugh, among others. However, its shortcoming is a formulaic approach to the rhythm tracks. There's nothing wrong with using modern tools ...

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Seldom Blues

Label: Babel
Released: 2004

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Reach For The Sky

Label: Babel
Released: 2001

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Selections From "Passion"

Label: Babel
Released: 1993


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